PULWAMA — Two COVID-19 positive patients who were undergoing treatment at District Hospital Pulwama were discharged after they tested negative twice.
The patients were having travel history to Nizamuddin hot-spot and self-reported before surveillance teams few weeks ago.
District Hospital Pulwama has been identified and dedicated for the treatment of COVID-19 patients for Pulwama and Shopian.
District Magistrate, Dr. Raghav Langer who was present while discharging the patients expressed satisfaction and said that authorities have put in place a robust and scientific action plan for containing the COVID-19 infection in the district.
He added that it is premature to shift our focus from the tracing of the contacts including other necessary measures in place for abating the pandemic.
He hailed the medical fraternity involved in the management of COVID-19 patients and urged them to have a proper follow-up and adopt quarantine precautions of the patients being discharged.
The patients while leaving to their homes praised and thanked the doctors and nurses for taking care of them.
Meanwhile, senior officers from the District Administration said that the two patients, discharged, belong to district Shopian.