RIMS is fighting COVID-19 pandemic with full preparation and commitment - MS

RIMS is fighting COVID-19 pandemic with full preparation and commitment - MS

Written By: / Saturday, 01 August 2020 17:42

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Imphal, Aug 1:

A statement from the RIMS said that ever since the second case of Covid-19 patients admitted to RIMS hospital COVID block March 31, RIMS hospital authorities have been tracking the issue of covid-19 well., Clarifying to a news report published in a newspaper today, a statement by Prof Ch Arunkumar Medical Superintendent RIMS hospital said that the RIMS authority has been working tirelessly round the clock along with other frontline workers i.e. Nurses, Technicians, attendants, Cleaners, etc. to contain the menace of Covid-19.
The statement further said that so far RIMS hospital has treated 285 COVID-19 patients and 241 got well and discharged. Thanks to the Doctors and Nurses and other frontline workers who had worked tirelessly round the clock and on whose shoulders patients got well.
“At the time of writing this clarification there are 44 patients in RIMS Hospital COVID ward”, the statement by MS RIMS said.
It further said that due to increasing number of positive cases among Health care workers the authority issued a circular and tested large number almost all the staff for COVID-19 on 23rd,24th,25th,29th,and 30th July 2020 and nearly 2000 employees including the patients has been tested so far by available resources. Still the testing process is going on at the VRDL through Flu clinic.
RIMS is doing what it can and people should think of what can be contributed instead at this time of crisis, an authority talk to Imphal Times saying that any sort of criticism to demoralized the health worker should not be encouraged.
The MS statement further said that RIMS authority has been issuing the large number of PPEs for the personal safety of the Frontline workers and so far 5758 PPEs has been issued as per Hospital record while trying to contain this menacing contagion disease. There is no shortage of PPEs , N-95 mask, whenever on demand, promptly issued.
Quarantine is one area where RIMS authority is talking kin interest. So far RIMS authority has opened up Quarantine sites at New Nursing college, Old Nursing College, Gymkhana, Guest House and recently some of the ward inside RIMS Hospital and so far 213 are in Quarantine centre of RIMS as per the prevailing protocol.
Regarding the nursing duty there is no bias in arranging COVID-19. It is done on lottery system and by concerned ward Nursing sisters and staff.
RIMS authority appealed to all the staff to co-operate the authority to fight the disease unitedly and only working  unitedly the COVID-19 can be contained.

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