How to Home Isolate due to Covid-19

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The whole world is infected by Covid-19. It Spreads faster from one to another. But it’s not so deadly that every patient admitted to the hospital. Only 20 percent of the patients are required to be admitted to the hospital. It required. 80 percent of people at home and away from other family members and this process can be done by following these directions. patients stay at home and stay away from the rest of the house, This Is called isolation or Quarantine.

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Conditions for home isolation

  • if the house has a Ventilated room for Covid-19 patient with a separate toilet.
  • If there is someone available 24 hours to nurse the Covid-19 patient.
  • If there are no serious symptoms to Covid-19 patient.

If you are not suitable for home isolation then you should be advised to be admitted to the hospital.

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What should the patient do?

  • Stay away from the other side of the house and live in separate rooms, Keep the window open as far as possible.
  • Use toilets and bathrooms apart from your family.
  • Always wear the triple-layer medical mask and the change after 6 to 8 hours and throw the mask by wrapping it in a paper bag Only after (3 days) in common waste.
  • Wash hands with soap and water for up to 40 seconds with 70 alcohol-based Sanitizers.
  • Always use the mask or elbow while sneezing.
  • Sanitize the things and most commonly used items with the sodium hypochlorite solution.
  • Keep your utensils, towels, sheets, etc. apart and use them Do not let other members use them.
  • Check your body temperature and oxygen levels at least twice a day.
  • Drink enough amount of Water, fresh Juices, and liquids.
  • if you have Blood sugar issues and blood pressure problems then keep taking the medicines.
  • Keep enough Protein and fresh vegetables in your diet and reduce the carbohydrates.
  • Never ever try to have a cigarette or liquors.
  • Keep away from pets.
  • Download the Arogya Setu app and keep the Location and GPS tracking on.
  • Don’t invite any of the Guests to your home and don’t go to any outside of your home or any public places.

Its mandatory that the Covid-19 patient should keep healthy and active mind. That’s why phones and videos call with family should done and make sure to read favorite book, Television show , if possible they can play mobile Games.

How to health Check-up

The Body temperature should be checked twice a day and check the body temperature whenever required.

  • Check the pulse – it should not be more than 100 per minute.
  • Breath rate should be Checked – it should not be more than 15.
  • Check the oxygen rate by oximeter – Spo2 rate should not be less than 94

In addition to the fever, the note given below for coved-19 should also be noted. Tax. If you see this, take the advice of a doctor.

  • Any difficulty in inhaling and exhaling.
  • Chest pain
  • Body ache
  • Blueness in lips or face

What should eat

  • Always have homemade food.
  • Eat Wheat, brown rice, Pearl millet(Bajra)
  • Eat more proteins – beans and Pulses
  • Eat Fresh fruits and vegetables and make sure to have Orange
  • Drink at least 8-10 glass of water
  • Use ginger and garlic
  • Take low-fat milk and curd

What should not eat

  • Don’t eat junk food and fried food.
  • Avoid packaged Juices.
  • Avoid unsaturated fats like cheese, coconut, and palm oil
  • Avoid Mutton, fried meat, and processed meat.
  • Don’t eat egg yok more than once a week.
  • Don’t eat Non-veg more than twice a week.

What Should family member do?

If there is a corona patient in the house, then anyone between 24 and 50 years old can take care of it. The caretaker should be healthy, He should not have a serious illness such as cancer, Asthma, Diabetes, Low/high blood pressure, heart disease, kidney disease, etc.

  • Always use a mask (triple layer Medical mask) and Disposable glubs and a plastic apron, Always keep the apron clean with sodium hypochlorite.
  • Always wear the triple-layer medical mask and the change after 6 to 8 hours and throw the mask by wrapping it in a paper bag Only after (3 days) in common waste.
  • Wash hands with soap and water for up to 40 seconds with 70 alcohol-based Sanitizers.
  • Don’t touch your mouth and face without washing your hands properly.
  • Wash your hands properly after using the toilet and before cooking the food.
  • Avoid mucus, and mucus from the patient.

Duration of home isolation

After 14 days of starting home isolation, If there is no fever or any symptoms in the last 10 days You can end the home isolation by asking the doctor. You don’t need to get your lab done after the home isolation.

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