Mumbai: Delhi government has issued a set of guidelines as ‘Standard Operating Procedures’ to help the hospitals to contain the further spread of Covid-19.
Here are the details of the guideline:
Covid-19 patients should be brought by the ambulance or any other vehicle to the triage area without asking details. This process has to be completed in 15 minutes.
The patients should be provided a bed or sitting place as per the situation of the patient and the doctor on triage should attend the patient within 60 minutes of admission.
Moreover the patient should not be made to stay in the triage area for more than 3 hours.
For the admission of patients, the hospitals are asked to provide an appropriate ward as per the level of treatment.
If there’s no bed available, the patient has to be transferred to another hospital on the prior’s responsibility.
Patients showing mild symptoms who do not have enough space for home quarantine to be sent to COVID Care centers.
Furthermore, the patients are to provide food, medical care, proper sanitation, and hygiene failing which the patients can approach the hospital helpline number.
The discharge of the patient upon being tested negative will play as the latest order issued in this regard.
Meanwhile, Delhi recorded 1,359 fresh coronavirus cases on Thursday, which took the city’s COVID-19 tally past the 25,000-mark, and the number of deaths to 650.