Delhi: COVID-19 patients, relatives can now talk through video callingnewstolive - June 25, 2020 44 0 COMMENTS
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday launched a video name facility for coronavirus sufferers admitted on the LNJP Hospital to talk to their relatives.
While launching the video conferencing know-how for the sufferers, Kejriwal interacted with the hospital docs and sufferers admitted to the hospital through video calling.
“Tablets have been installed in every ward of the hospital. The family members can visit the hospital and talk to the patient through video conferencing,” he mentioned.
Deputy CM Manish Sisodia urged that the usage of these tablets can be helpful for the docs and the administration to be in common contact with the sufferers, as a substitute of bodily being current which exposes them to the chance of coronavirus.
This got here after the relatives of the sufferers confirmed discontent with the details about the sufferers not being supplied to them.
Briefing the media following his go to, Kejriwal mentioned, “LNJP was declared a COVID-19 hospital on March 17. It is the country’s largest COVID-dedicated hospital, and since March 17, it has successfully treated 2,700 COVID positive patients and sent them home. It is the only COVID-19 hospital in the country with 2,000 beds.”
Kejriwal additionally mentioned that for the primary time, plasma remedy was tried on the LNJP hospital and it was profitable.
He mentioned, “Plasma therapy is being used on a large scale here, which has decreased the death rate of the hospital. There have been 114 deliveries in LNJP Hospital yet, and also facilities of dialysis are also available in this hospital.”
Kejriwal additionally interacted with the sufferers contained in the ICU ward of the LNJP Hospital. He requested in regards to the well-being of a affected person who had been contaminated by coronavirus since June 14.
The affected person instructed the Chief Minister that he was extremely glad with the companies of the hospital and appreciated the docs and the medical and nursing workers of the hospital.
The subsequent affected person to work together with the CM was an aged citizen, who mentioned that it was through the efforts of the medical group of the LNJP Hospital that she was recovering steadily from COVID-19.