Free oximeter, tele-medicine service for home isolated patients

Aug 9, 2020: From Monday, the home isolated Covid-19 patients of Guwahati will get free oximeter and some other facilities.

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People wait to undergo Covid test at a Covid Testing Centre in Jorhat on Sunday.

Aug 9, 2020: From Monday, the home isolated Covid-19 patients of Guwahati will get free pulse oximeter and some other facilities. After relaxing the norms of the home isolation facility for the asymptomatic patients in Guwahati, the health department has now offered more services to these patients.

"From tomorrow, we will provide patient preferring to stay in home isolation a pulse oximeter and first-line supportive medicine completely free in Guwahati City. We have also activated the Tele Medicine service for them through 104. will expand it further to other places soon," tweeted health minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sharma.

Earlier, in another tweet, the minister said that the positivity rate in Guwahati has come down from 18% to 4.5%. "The number of positive cases per day is also slowing down. Need to maintain this trend for a few more weeks," he tweeted.

Earlier, in another tweet, the minister said that the positivity rate in Guwahati has come down from 18% to 4.5%. "The number of positive cases per day is also slowing down. Need to maintain this trend for a few more weeks," he tweeted.

In Guwahati, a total of over 18,000 Covid 19 cases have been recorded since March.

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