Strict norms for home isolation

New Delhi , July 4:

COVID-19 patients suffering from immuno-compromised conditions such as cancer and HIV, and who have undergone any transplant procedures are not eligible for home isolation, according to revised guidelines issued by the Delhi government yesterday.

As per the revised norms issued by the Delhi health department, elderly people aged 60 and above, and having co-morbidities, can go for home isolation only after proper evaluation by a treating medical officer.

Someone should be available to provide care round-the-clock.

The care-giver and all persons coming in close contact of the patient should take hydrochloroquine prophylaxis as per the protocol and as prescribed by the treating medical officer, according to the revised norms.

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