In Chhattisgarh, the Health Department has directed the private hospitals, nursing homes and doctors monitoring patients in home isolation to provide information about the patients and about the end of their home isolation period to Chief Medical and Health Officers of respective districts. The department has issued a circular in this regard.
According to the circular, it has been noticed that some private hospitals and doctors are not compiling and providing information about the patients like the daily records of their temperature, oxygen level, symptoms and end of their home isolation period.
The Health Department has directed the private hospitals, nursing homes and doctors monitoring the patients in home isolation to list all the persons availing this facility through them.
COVID-19 patients have been allowed home isolation by the Chhattisgarh government as per the prescribed criteria.
Meanwhile, the death toll due to COVID-19 crossed 500 mark in Chhattisgarh, with 25 new fatalities reported across the State yesterday. The State witnessed 2,438 new coronavirus cases yesterday, pushing the case count in the State to 58,643.
According to the State Health Department, Chhattisgarh has now more than 31,000 active cases, as 27,123 people have been discharged after recovery.