Seventh patient recovered, discharged on Sunday but precautions must be observed: CMO
With the seventh Covid-19 positive patient recovering and being discharged from hospital, Haridwar district became free of Covid-19 on Sunday. The seventh positive case was discharged from the isolation centre at the Mela hospital after his second sample report came negative.
Haridwar Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Saroj Naithani said that so far seven positive Covid-19 cases had been admitted in the district, out of which six patients had recovered earlier and returned to their homes. The seventh patient was discharged on Sunday. From the stage of tracing and till the stage of recovery, every doctor and medical staff who have worked hard are now very happy.
The seventh patient after recovering thanked the team of doctors who treated him. He further appealed to the people who left the hospital not to run away and immediately inform the doctors if there are any suspicious symptoms. Talking to The Pioneer, Dr Naithani said that all Covid-19 patients in the district recovering is a happy moment but stressed that precautions must be observed. The challenges are still there. People returning from other states and districts pose a challenge, she added.
Monday, 18 May 2020 | PNS | Haridwar