Five New Patients Suspected With Coronavirus Admitted in HyderabadFebruary 08, 2020 13:50
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Five New Patients Suspected With Coronavirus Admitted in Hyderabad:- Five new patients who are suspected to have coronavirus are admitted in Gandhi Hospital, Hyderabad yesterday. With these five new admitted, the total suspected patients reached to 123. 73 of them are self-reported while 50 others were referred by the Government of India. All these patients are under observation in the isolation wards. 56 patients are tested yesterday and the results have been negative. With staff crunch, medical staff from Niloufer and Osmania hospitals are brought in. All these staff members are trained specially.
A 24-hour helpline (040-24651119) is set up and they have received around 268 calls regarding coronavirus. Indian Government is taking all safety measures for coronavirus after the disease is fastly spreading. Most of the Indians from China are already brought back to the country and they are kept under observation for two weeks. All the 12 major ports in the country were directed by the shipping ministry to screen all the passengers along with the crew members before entering into the country.