New Delhi: Amidst increasing cases of coronavirus, the central government has changed the rules of home quarantine. The Union Health Ministry has now issued new guidelines amid the current situation and the infected people becoming serious. Now if a person infected with some disease gets coronavirus, then he will not be allowed to stay in-home quarantine.
Changed rules for patients with low immunity
The revised guidelines state that although patients with low immunity, such as HIV, transplant, cancer treatment, are not eligible to live separately at home.
Patients in this category are allowed to stay in the quarantine
In addition, elderly patients over 60 years of age and suffering from other diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, chronic lung/liver/kidney disease are allowed to remain in isolation at home only after proper consultation with the physician. will be given.
No fever for three days.
Apart from this, the Union Health Ministry has also reduced the period of stay in Quarantine. According to the guidelines, patients living in isolated habitats in the house after 10 days of showing symptoms and not having fever for three days will be considered free from the period of isolation.
Let us tell that till Thursday, more than six lakh cases of coronavirus were confirmed. Of these, 34,450 patients needed to be kept in ICU, while 37,505 needed oxygen and 9,272 patients were put on a ventilator.
Sources in the Ministry of Health said that out of 2,26,947 active cases, 2.53 per cent of patients were in ICU on Thursday (till 6 pm) as compared to 2.63 per cent on Wednesday.