*First Covid-19 patient of Doda discharged after recovery from AH GMC Doda*
Publish Date : 01/06/2020
Doda, MAY 28:
The Government Medical College and Associated Hospital,Doda today discharged the first tested positive patient after recovering from Covid-19. The discharged patient belongs to the district Doda and had a travel history of outside J&K.
The patient had been admitted in the hospital after tested positive two weeks back ago,it was also given out that earlier her sample was taken in Jammu and after reaching hera at Doda she was put under administrative quarantine in Doda.
After she was tested positive, the said patient was immediately shifted in the isolation ward of the AH GMC Doda and was put under observation,and after being tested negative thrice as per set SOP,the patient has been discharged today in the presence of DDC Doda Dr Sagar D Doifode,CMO Doda, CMO Doda Dr M A Shah, MS Associated Hospital GMC Doda and other officers from Health Department.
On the occasion, while discharging the girl,she was presented with bouquet besides some gift items as a part of goodwill gesture.
DDC Doda, Dr Sagar while speaking on the occasion said that as a part of precautionary measures, the discharged person must remain under home quarantine for the required period as per SOP after being discharged from the hospital, adding that there is no further risk of transmission after a person has recovered but one must remain isloated till completion of home quarantine period after hospital discharge.
Further DDC Doda added that District Administration is highly equipped to tackle the situation for which a robust mechanism is in place to fight the COVID-19 disease which includes aggressive sampling etc.
The discharged girl while talking to media persons lauded the efforts of District Administration and Health Deptt for serving such patients with devotion and round the clock tirelessly.