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When a Covid Patient Needs Hospitalization
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When a Covid Patient Needs Hospitalization

During this peak of covid-19, hospitals are running out of beds and oxygen with a large number of Covid positive patients who require hospital admission, doctors are pleading people not to get anxious if the RT-PCR gets positive, and seeking hospital admission, when not required. The majority of covid-19 patients are treating under home treatment, a video message shared by the citizen engagement of India said based on the suggestions of Dr. CS Pramesh, director, tata memorial hospital.  Aside from good nutrition, plenty of fluids, and yoga, covid positive individuals must track their oxygen levels and fever. For that purpose, a six-minute walk is suggested for checking oxygen levels before and after a walk in the isolation rooms. The test should be done 2-3 times a day, if the readings ...