Guidelines on Home Isolation of COVID positive patients

Guidelines on Home Isolation of COVID positive patients

Administration decides that COVID patients can be shifted to Home Isolation - these are the pre-requisites, qualifying norms and procedures...
Guidelines on Home Isolation of COVID positive patients

A chain of rules and regulations in the form of instructions have been issued from the Udaipur district Collectors office in the last couple of days. Presented below is a summary of the regulations pertaining to the Home Isolation for positive cases

Qualifying norms
  • Only those positive patients, who have been classified as mild, pre-symptomatic cases, will qualify for home quarantine.
  • Patients residence should be equipped with a separate room and bathroom where the patient can be kept in isolation.
  • Ample rooms and separate bathrooms for other members of the family to stay under home quarantine.
  • Other members of the family will have to give a written undertaking that they are prepared for home isolation.
  • Consent of the patient’s immediate neighbor and security letter of two neighbors in given format.
  • 24 hr care taker at the patients residence who will be in direct contact with hospital.
  • Care takes and other members of the family need to be under home quarantine.
  • Care taker and members of the family and close contacts will have to take one dose of Hydroxychloroquine Profiexis, install Aarogyo Setu app and Raj Covid Info App.
  • Self reporting of health and monitoring of health of all members to be given to the control room
  • Triple layer medical mask, gloves, thermometer, pulse oximeter, etc to be made available at the residence
  • Regional team for monitoring home isolation cases to be set up by the CMHO
  • Certificate from the care taking health officer will be provided by the MB Hospital Superintendent to the CMHO
  • List of Home Isolation cases, addresses, contact details to be provided to CMHO and nodal officer
  • WhatsApp group of Home Isolation cases – immediate availability of help, contact details in times of need. Reporting of patients condition will be done twice a day.

Visits to these homes by monitoring teams on a regular basis to check that rules and regulations are being followed.

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