Jalandhar, August 24, 2020: In a major sigh of relief on Monday, as many as 125 more persons infected with Covid-19 were discharged after recovery and so far 3384 have recovered in the district.
The 125 discharged patients include 19 from Civil Hospital, 31 from Covid Care Centre, and 24 from various private hospitals besides 51 patients completed their home isolation period.
The recovered patients walked out of the hospitals and Covid Care Centre thanking doctors and medical staff for taking care of them. They also hailed the state government led by the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for ensuring sufficient arrangements for quality treatment to them.
Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori said despite the surge in the cases, the district administration is making persistent efforts for early detection and isolation through aggressive testing and efficient clinical management.
He said that one must contact the doctor immediately at the first sign of flu-like illness. He said that major emphasis is being laid to save every life from the infections.
He said that wearing of marks can reduce the risk of being getting affected by contagion and appealed the people to wear masks while venturing out to halt the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.