Published: 12th May 2020
Six COVID-19 patients cured in the last three days at AMU medical college
A 63-year-old patient who tested positive 10 days ago, was discharged from the hospital on Monday evening. The five others left on Sunday
With six COVID-19 patients fully recovered in the past three days, the Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College of the Aligarh Muslim University, claims a remarkable recovery rate. A 63-year-old patient who tested positive 10 days ago, was discharged from the hospital on Monday evening. The five others left on Sunday, doctors at the hospital said.
The JNMC has tested 7,680 samples from Aligarh, Mathura, Noida, Kasganj, Hathras, Bulandshahar, Agra, Rampur, Etah and 185 have been found Corona positive so far, said Professor Haris M. Khan Nodal Officer and Chairman Department of Microbiology. The Aligarh Muslim University Vice-Chancellor Professor Tariq Mansoor lauded relentless efforts of doctors and other health workers and expressed satisfaction over the treatment given to the patients.
The medical college has set up a special COVID ward to treat Level-2 patients and it has become operational four week ago. In all eight patients have been discharged so far and seven patients are under treatment, said Professor Shahid Siddiqui, Principal JNMC.
Four batches comprising 12 doctors, 12 nurses, 8 attendants, and 8 cleaners fully equipped with PPEs, work round the clock in the COVID ward. The Medical College has setup a central control room equipped in the telemedicine technology so that the consultants can communicate with residents doctors and nursing staff in covid ward.
The Medical College has consulted several committees that work round the clock so that patient management is done properly. According to Abdul Waris, Deputy Medical Superintendent, 35 to 40 patients are being treated daily at the Flu Clinic.