The Kerala government on Monday decided to allow home care for symptomatic patients, too. So far, the state allowed home isolation, under the Health Department’s guidance, for only asymptomatic patients.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the spread of the virus has assumed serious proportions. He said home care would be recommended for asymptomatic patients as well as patients with minor symptoms. “Guidelines have been prepared as per WHO norms. Home care would be for asymptomatic patients, those with minor symptoms, and patients whose symptoms have subsided…’’ he said.
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