Punjab Govt to provide 50,000 Covid care kits for free - ECAS Punjab

Punjab Govt to provide 50,000 Covid care kits for free

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Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, September 7

Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday said his government would provide 50,000 Covid Care kits free of cost to active patients in hospitals and home isolation to ensure better care for them.

Contain masks, vitamin tablets

  • A kit worth Rs 1,700, which will be provided free of cost, includes an oximeter, a digital thermometer, face mask, a steamer and a hand sanitiser besides 60 giloy tablets and 30 Vitamin C tablets.

The kits, costing Rs 1,700 each, include an oximeter, a digital thermometer, face mask and necessary medication. The move is a part of the wider state government endeavour to ensure that all patients get complete medical care on their doorstep, thus facilitating their recovery from the disease.

A spokesperson said the kit would also include a steamer, a hand sanitiser, besides 60 giloy tablets, 30 Vitamin C and four Vitamin D3 tablets.

The pulse oximeter will help the patients keep track of their oxygen levels. the digital thermometer will be used to check body temperature. The steamer has been prescribed twice daily for 5-10 minutes, the spokesperson added.

Vitamin Zinc Zinconia 50 MG (30 tablets), Topcid 40 MG (14 tablets), Amunity Plus 200 ML (Kahra), 15 tablets of Dolo 650 mg, Multi-Vitamin Supradyn (30 tablets) besides a cough syrup 100 ml, Betadyne gargles or salt gargles, 10 tablets of Okacet and three big size balloons would also be provided as part of the Covid care kit. The patients would be advised to add eight tulsi leaves every morning to their diet.

Patients would be advised to take two giloy tablets daily in the morning for 30 days to boost immunity. Likewise, Vitamin C tablets have been prescribed two each morning and evening for 15 days. Vitamin D3 is to be consumed one per week for four weeks at night, the spokesperson said.

Cough syrup has been added as an SOS measure, only to be taken in case of cough. Similarly, Dolo medicine is to be taken in case fever is more than 100deg;C. in all, 50 masks have been provided, of which one should be used for maximum of eight hours and the used mask should be discarded.

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