Guv inspects GDMC hospital & quarantine centre, interacts with patients and staff
The governor Baby Rani Maurya inspected the arrangements for treatment of Covid-19 patients at the Government Doon Medical College (GDMC) hospital and interacted with senior doctors and staff there on Thursday. She also inquired about arrangements for patients not affected by Covid-19. Maurya also spoke to the Covid patients through video call and motivated them. Interacting with the nurses and asking about their problems, she also directed the hospital management to take care of the interest of nurses. The governor sought information about the disposal of biomedical waste from the Covid wards. She was informed that such waste is carefully collected and sent the incinerator unit in Roorkee. Maurya directed officials to strictly monitor the garbage disposal. The governor also inspected the quarantine centre established at Graphic Era University and spoke to the staff there.
The GDMC principal Dr Ashutosh Sayana informed that a total of 391 Covid-19 positive patients have been admitted in the hospital till date. Total 73 patients have been admitted in ICU among them 27 were corona positive and 46 patients were probable corona patients. Chemotherapy of cancer patients is being done at Coronation hospital. Further, 115 patients have been admitted for dialysis among whom six were probable Covid patients.
The chief medical officer Dr BC Ramola, chief medical superintendent Dr KK Tamta and senior physician Dr Mahavir Singh among others were also present during the governor’s visit.
Friday, 19 June 2020 | PNS | Dehradun
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