The health authorities of Punjab have allowed home isolation for the COVID-19 patients with compliance with the SOPs, as per the local media reports.
Usman Buzdar, the CM Sindh has given permission for the home isolation of the COVID-19 patients in accordance with the SOPs of the WHO.
The patients who have got minor symptoms of the infection could be granted the permit to isolate at home, as per the CM. The patient will be kept under observation of the concerned district health authority.
He further directed that the building that would be housing the COVID-19 patient would be disinfected on a per day basis. Under the given directives and SOPs the patients will be given meals in disposable pots.
A committee that has been nominated by the deputy commissioner will decide regarding the permission for home isolation of a patient, the CM said.
The count of the confirmed coronavirus cases in Pakistan has increased to 29,465 with 1,991 new cases that have been reported during the last 24 hours in the country.
Furthermore, 8,023 patients have recovered so far from the virus, while 20,083 patients are still under the treatment process.