Odisha govt issues dedicated mobile number for home isolated people

18/09/2020 at 8:54 PM

Bhubaneswar. Sep 18: Odisha government has issued a dedicated mobile number 9937564066 for home isolated people.

This was informed by Salini Pandit, Mission Director of National Health Mission during a press briefing today. “Press briefing will be done for one week highlighting pros and cons of home isolation. Specialized doctors will give their views. Persons interested to ask question may contact the dedicated mobile number between 3PM and 3.30PM, which will be answered by the experts during the press briefing,” said Pandit.

She also said that more than 50,000 Covid testing are done daily in the State. “Covid recovery rate is 78% while fatality rate is 0.4%. 70% people are undergoing home isolation. Asymptomatic and persons with mild symptoms are being advised to go for 10 days of home isolation and 7 days home quarantine. A person should prefer home isolation if he/she has separate room, toilet and someone to attend. Active surveillance shall continue on behalf of the Government,” she added.

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