x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   No property tax in JK, PRIs & ULBs representatives continue to get honorarium: LG | My Town My Pride’ way towards building public trust, strengthening relationship with people: M Raju | Navin Choudhary inspects SDH | Baseer Khan lays foundation stone for shopping complex at Handwara | Baseer Khan lays foundation stone for shopping complex at Handwara | Sushma inaugurates 5 AADHAAR Enrolment Centres for school students in Jammu | GoI unnerved by unity of political parties : Mehbooba Mufti | Div Com Jammu inspects progress of work on Ring Road Project | Sarita Chauhan visits Rajouri; inspects public service delivery system, visits Govt assets | DA case: ACB file charge sheet against JE | HC rejects bail in 223 crore scam | Property of then CPO Budgam, JE housing board attached by ACB | Unity among Gupkaris does not make them taller than law: Brig Gupta | J&K AP welcomes LG assurance on Property Tax | Two Lashker OGWs arrested in north Kashmir | Kashmiri Migrant candidates continue their strike for job under PM package | Home Guards Employees stage protest demonstration | JKNPP criticizes amendments in PR Act | Tajinder welcomes HM remarks on restoration of Statehood | Over 450 domicile certificates distributed at Jib, Rehambal | DB imposes Rs 20000 cost for not filing status report on PIL regarding de-congesting of Amphalla–Janipur Road | JKPCC urges Govt to address issue of daily wagers | Two CRPF jawans injured in militant attack in Pulwama | Cyber police warns people about online scam in name of SWSs | Advisor K K Sharma inaugurates Urban Connect event at historic Samba Fort | Abdullah''s interrogation part of Centre''s ''vindictive'' politics: People''s Alliance | Allow legal mining, save stakeholders: Rana | Additional Commissioner visits GDC Chenani | Rehana Batul listens to public issues at Ramban | Statehood can guarantee self-governance in J&K: Altaf Bukhari | Kashmiri youth want change, development, employment: Kavinder | Prof Ashutosh chairs J&K Olympic Association meeting | DIC Jammu hosts webinar on GeM registration | “My Town My Pride” programme witnesses overwhelming participation at Kishtwar | GDC Kalakote highlights schemes of HED at “MY TOWN MY PRIDE” Programme | NDS organises multi-lingual e-Goshthi | Admission process of Cluster University should be transparent: Atul Sudan | Committee undermines financial codes, violates purchasing norms | SCERT conducts webinar on NEP-2020 | Higher Education Deptt to amend faulty rationalization order | SSP Doda flags-off 50 girls on Inter Zonal District Level trekking expeditions | BJP leaders could not spare time to visit Martyrs’ | Poonch: Councilors corner IAS officers in Poonch | Govt. Degree College Darhal Elects Dr. Ather Aziz Raina as Staff Secretary | Revenue department officials push two widows to brink giving benefits to a woman | With 781 more recoveries COVID-19 recovery rate in JK reaches 89%; 427 new cases, 9 fresh deaths | ED grills Farooq Abdullah for six hours in JKCA graft case | Even if I've to be hanged, resolve for restoration of Art 370, won't change: Farooq | Munish Gupta asks government to solve problems of people of Sector 7 Lane 6 Guru Nanak Nagar | Govt mulling to increase remuneration of Panchayat representatives | Congress stages protest against misdeeds of BJP led NDA Govt | Pack Fresh opens its store in Jammu | Arun Sharma highlights local issues of Samba | French club announces Miss & Mrs Photogenic Jammu | Imposition of Property Tax in J&K UT highly unjustified: Vishal Chopra | KP delegation meets Donald Trump Jr | Hunger strike of JTC, SKF enter 18th day | JMC organises activities under “My Town My Pride” prog | 2 J&K BN NCC holds Annual Training Camp | Quint Essence Classes to organize seminar | VC SKUAST- J for branding of farmers produce | Nitish appeals people to take benefit of ‘Citizen Services Mela’ | Congress holds protests in Jammu, Reasi over Property Tax | Kartavya NGO extends help for free education to children | Act against traitors | Integrating nutrition in Agricultural extension services | COVID-19 Vaccine - Countless Challenges Before the Government | Back Issues  
 
news details
COVID-19 patients to be discharged after 10 days without testing
GMC Jammu to have 150 CCTV cameras to monitor performance
9/23/2020 12:05:27 AM
EARLY TIMES REPORT

JAMMU, Sept 22: To take stock of efforts toward mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic and review the related Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and policies, the Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam today chaired a meeting. While reviewing the discharge policy, the Chief Secretary informed that the policy has been successful in lessening the burden on the tertiary health care system. In this regard, the concerned officers were directed to discharge the non-symptomatic patients in the hospitals after 10 days without conducting any subsequent test. The concerned officers were directed to strictly implement home isolation guidelines for asymptomatic patients and ensure that they are free of co-morbidity and provided with Government-sponsored oxymeters, before being sent to home quarantine, besides using the Arogya Setu app to monitor their status.
Administrative Secretaries of departments of Health & Medical Education, Agriculture Production & Farmers Welfare, and Revenue, besides Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Commissioner, JMC, Mission Director, NHM along with concerned Heads of Departments participated in the meeting.
In view of the recent surge in COVID cases in Jammu province, the Principal, GMC, Jammu, was asked to ensure adequate supply of oxygen and other supplies in the hospital, including PPE kits, besides recruitment of adequate manpower to overcome the problems in the hospital during this pandemic.
Chief Secretary directed installation of 150 CCTVs at the Government Medical College for better patient management and monitoring, besides establishing a special COVID counter in Emergency Block of GMC to act as one point contact of COVID testing and subsequent segregation of symptomatic, asymptomatic, and negative cases. “The said counter will also house a COVID help desk to assist the patients through various procedures of the notified SOPs”, he added.
Chief Secretary directed the Commissioner, JMC to conduct complete 3 day sanitization/cleanliness drive at GMC, Jammu immediately. The Principal, GMC, was asked to clear all the parking lots of idle vehicles within GMC premises for convenience and free movement of COVID and other patients.
Further, the Chief Secretary directed to nominate nodal officers in all COVID hospitals to monitor daily COVID case management, patient admission/discharge, referrals, and infection trajectory. The Health & Medical Education Department was asked to conduct serological surveys and antibody tests to ascertain the spread of infection and associated immunity in the general population.
Chief Secretary reiterated the importance of aggressive testing for early medical intervention and asked the concerned to focus on vulnerable patients including children, old aged, pregnant ladies, patients with Influenza like Illness (ILI), Severe Acute Respiratory Infections (SARI), co-morbid conditions, service providers, drivers, and healthcare professionals.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU