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Asymptomatic patients can go home early: Punjab Govt

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Chandigarh, May 15

The state government has decided to discharge the Covid-19 patients if they are asymptomatic (no fever, breathlessness) for more than three days.

As per the revised discharge policy issued by Director Health Services, the mild/very mild/ symptomatic/pre-symptomatic/asymptomatic cases can be discharged from isolation health facility without testing provided they are asymptomatic (no fever, breathlessness) for more than three days. Patient with moderate symptoms are symptom-free and maintain oxygen saturation of more than 95% for four days without oxygen support after 10 days of onset of symptoms. They have been further advised home isolation for seven days.

As per the policy, persons returning from other states should be screened. Asymptomatic persons may be sent for home quarantine for 14 days. Symptomatic persons should be taken to isolation centres and tested for Covid. — TNS



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