After the Corona virus outbreak, the Epidemic Diseases Act has been implemented and as a precautionary measure all schools, colleges, malls and theatres have been closed in Maharashtra. However doctors, nurses and employees are putting their lives in dangerous situation to give services to suspected and positive coronavirus patients.
The employees from the Government Medical College and Hospital (Medical) Indira Gandhi Government Medical College and Hospital deputy directorate of health and Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) health department are taking all the efforts to fight against the disease. Their families are worried about their health. But these people leave aside everything and serve the people.
Mayo has reserved a 20-bed ward while Medical has reserved a 40-bed ward for coronavirus patients. The wards are served by the department heads, associate professors, PG students, resident doctors, nurses and employees.
As per information, they are working in three shifts. The work of testing samples is done by Mayo’s microbiology department. Both the medical departments are keeping a tab on the patients, medicines and meals. Their teamwork is praiseworthy, according to the patients.
The work of doctors has been planned and they remain present in the coronavirus wards during the timings allotted to them. Their duties include, meeting patients, registration, communicating, treatment, taking samples, sending reports to concerned persons, seeking information about those who have been in contact with the patients, bringing them to hospitals and other work.