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Keep patients’ info confidential, officials told

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Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, September 7

The Health Department has asked field officials to keep personal information of Covid patients completely confidential.

In a communication to all deputy commissioners and civil surgeons, the Director, Health Services, today said, "It is important to maintain confidentiality of Covid-19 patients to reduce stigma and misinformation."

The order said the personal information of Covid-19 patients should not be disclosed to anyone, except to those involved in public health action to control the spread of the virus.

The officials have been directed to ensure strict compliance of the order.

from The Tribune

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