Due to the fear of Corona, the number of patients with similar flu symptoms, fever, cough, cold and mucus has increased. Consumption of medicines given in these has also increased.
Principal of the Government Doon Medical College, Dr. Ashutosh Sayana said that for the examination of flu patients from 8 am to 2 pm in the new building and near the emergency room in the old building from 2 pm to 8 am the next day separately. OPD has been opened.
In the OPD from 8 am to noon, the patient will first go to the OPD for the flu by taking the form from the main counter. There the doctor will ask about fever, cough, sputum and cold. If some of these symptoms are not there, then the patient will be referred to the OPD of other diseases. Otherwise flu medicines will be given first and samples will be sent to the senior doctors for examination.
Bharat Mata temple closed for devotees
In view of the increasing outbreak of Corona, the main Bharat Mata temple of Haridwar has also been closed for the devotees till March 31. In this regard, the meeting of the management committee of the temple, which oversees the temple, was held under the chairmanship of Junapithadheeshwar Acharya Mahamandaleshwar Swami Awadheshanand Giri in which this decision was taken.
On behalf of the committee, Trustee ID Shastri said that this system will remain in force till March 31 and the next decision will be given thereafter. On the other hand, the government guest house of Haridwar, Damkothi, which has its own unique identity around the world, has also been closed for guests of the pre-order. This information was given by GP Bahuguna, the administrative officer of Damkothi.
1346 patients came on Wednesday, more than flu
In-charge of Doon Hospital, MS Dr. NS Khatri said that 1366 patients have come to the hospital on Thursday and 1346 on Wednesday. Most of these patients include cough, cold, mucus and fever.
Pharmacy officer BS Kaluda, senior pharmacist Sudha Kukreti and GS Thalwal said that the consumption of calcium and vitamin C drugs, including citrazine, paracetamol, diclofenac, omeprazole tablets, has increased in the hospital.
Medication – consumed on normal days – consumed now
Citrazine 3000 6000
Paracetamol 3000 6000
Calcium 3000 4500
Omeprazole 3000 6000
B complex 1500 3000
(The number of tablets and capsules is approx.)
Rishikesh: 1800 foreigners underwent thermal screening test
Dr. Jagdish Joshi, Medical Officer In-charge of Health Department, Fakot said that in the last few days, screening test of foreigners is being done intensively in the surrounding areas of Tapovan, Ramjhula, Lakshmanjhula, Munikirati, etc. in view of the coronavirus.
Told that screening test of 1800 foreigners has been done so far. Two of which were found to be suspects of Corona. Those sent for AIIMS investigation, but both reports were negative. He said that staff nurses, lab technicians have been kept in the team along with seven doctors and seven pharmacists. Dr. Richa Rani, Dr. Priyanka Raturi, Dr. Priya Kapoor, Dr. Kuldeep, Dr. Vishwajit, etc. were present on this occasion.
Bus service to Nepal border suspended
Assistant General Manager of Uttarakhand Transport Corporation PK Bharti has stopped the Tanakpur and Rupaedia bus service (Nepal border) of Rishikesh depot to advance countries keeping in view the safety of the Corona virus. He has asked all senior center in-charge to follow the above orders.
Adventure Activities Closed in Jump-in Heights
In view of the increasing influence of Corona in Mohan Chatti’s Jump-in Heights, all adventure activities have been stopped till March 31. Marketing manager here, Yogendra Singh Rawat said that this decision has been taken in view of public safety. It is worth noting that in Jump-in Heights, not only the country but a large number of people come from abroad to enjoy adventure activities like bungee jump, flying fox, swing, etc.