Eight totally cured coronavirus sufferers from Nawanshahr Wednesday refused to depart the hospital until their members of the family, who’re nonetheless underneath therapy, usually are not declared free from COVID-19.
These eight sufferers had been declared as cured during the last two days. Apart from these eight out of whole 18 contaminated with illness within the district, one other two have come destructive of their first take a look at and at the moment are awaiting outcomes of their second corona take a look at.
“All 8 persons, including 5 family members and three others, are fully cured and we are ready to discharge them from the hospital but they have refused to go. So, we have made arrangements for them inside the hospital till the time remaining10 patients are also fully cured,” revealed Senior Medical Officer Civil Hospital, Dr Harwinder Singh.
He added that they’ve shifted these eight sufferers out of the isolation ward to a different ward now as they like to spend their remaining quarantine interval contained in the hospital.
“I am happy that I am fully cured. I am also longing to go home after spending 20 days in the hospital, but my 73-year-old mother is still under treatment with all others from the family of the deceased priest. I cannot think of leaving them alone here,” mentioned a 49-year-old village sarpanch, who was among the many shut contacts of Punjab’s first coronavirus sufferer, a 70-year-old granthi.
The 35-year-old son of the granthi mentioned that he’ll stay within the hospital until the time all his members of the family usually are not cured. “We all came here together and we will leave the hospital together,” he mentioned.
A 78-year-old priest, who has recovered, mentioned that until the time the report of his ‘sewadar’ doesn’t come destructive, he too will stay within the hospital.