New Delhi : The Centre has revised existing policy on the discharge of Covid 19 patients in the country. as per the latest guidelines centre said that only severe cases will now be tested, that too only once before being discharged.
Until now, patients were discharged only if two of their specimens tested negative for Covid-19 in RT-PCR swab tests after a gap of 24 hours. The changed guidelines for hospitalisation come into effect as India is bracing for a spike in the number of infections, with mathematical modeling predicting that the peak could be in June-July.
After taking stock of the latest pandemic situation in the country, centre has decided to reduce the number of covid 19 tests than earlier.