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Explained: At what stage does Covid patient need hospitalization?

The government has, time and again, issuing guidelines for the treatment of Covid-19, which include information on when a Covid positive patient should get hospitalised.

May 6, 2021, 5:56 PM IST

With the number of Covid-infected patients rushing to hospital rising manifold in the wake of the second wave of Coronavirus, the medical infrastructure has come under immense strain.

There have been countless cases of shortage of beds, oxygen and life-saving drugs, and hundreds have perished for want of adequate assistance.

The government has, time and again, issuing guidelines for the treatment of Covid-19, which include information on when a Covid positive patient should get hospitalised.

Asianet Newsable reached out to Dr Sachin D, Consultant for Interventional Pulmonology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at Manipal Hospitals in Old Airport Road, Bengaluru to understand more.

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