Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday said that Home Isolation is proving to be an effective tool for management of asymptomatic COVID-19 patients in the state.
Sawant also appreciated efforts put in by Indian Medical Association to provide assistance to the patients, who are kept in Home Isolation.
“Home isolation is proving to be an effective tool for management of asymptomatic Covid-19 positive patients. IMA Goa state along with its dedicated member doctors is doing a valuable job by extending telemedicine support and monitoring the patients round the clock,” said Sawant, in a statement released here on Thursday.
The Chief Minister himself is under Home Isolation after being tested positive for COVID-19 infection on Wednesday.
“The home isolation kit having all essential equipment and medications provided by IMA is largely beneficial and It has aided me personally to monitor myself,” he said.
“I am glad to know that Indian Dental Association Goa under the guidance of IMA Goa is a part of the gratuitous service,” he added.
Sawant has requested AYUSH Doctors also to come forward and liaison with IMA Goa state to help the state in the fight against Covid-19.