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Centre withdraws order on clinical assessment of Covid-19 patients

The guideline that came into effect from Saturday was strongly opposed by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government

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In case of those found positive for the disease through the RT-PCR test, the assessment will be done by a home isolation team sent by the district surveillance officer, the deputy chief minister added.

Press Trust of India New Delhi
The State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) order for a mandatory clinical assessment and physical verification of all Covid-19 patients to determine whether they are fit for home isolation or hospitalisation was revoked on Thursday amid the Delhi government's stiff resistance against the provision.
Corona-positive persons will not be required to visit the Covid-care centres for such an assessment, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said after an SDMA meeting, which was also attended by Lieutenant Governor (LG) Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
The guideline that came into effect from Saturday was strongly opposed by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government,

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First Published: Jun 25 2020 | 10:46 PM IST

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