Amritsar, May 15 (Punjab Mail )– With the blessings of Sri Guru Ram Das Ji 51 patients out of 71 patients admitted in Punjab’s first COVID dedicated hospital Sri Guru Ram Das Charitable Hospital near Gurudwara Shaheed Ganj Sahib , Sri Amritsar were discharged today after they tested negative for coronavirus.
Dr. AP Singh, Dean, Sri Guru Ram Das University of Health Sciences, Sri Amritsar said that on May 5th, Punjab Government had referred 71 COVID positive patients to Sri Guru Ram Das Charitable Hospital for treatment. On 13th May samples of these 71 patients were sent to Govt. Medical College, Amritsar. Out of 71 patients 51 patients tested negative & 7 patients tested positive for the corona virus and result of 13 patients is still pending. 51 corona negative patients have been discharged from the hospital today.
Further he said that the rest of the positive patients are being treated diligently by the Specialist Doctors/ Para-Medical staff of the hospital and are taught the ways to fight the disease. Along with the treatment, special care is being taken for their living, eating, drinking and mental health etc.s, so that they do not suffer any mental distress while living in isolation during the treatment.
S. Rajinder Singh Mehta, Vice President, Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee and Member Trust, Sri Guru Ram Das Charitable Hospital Trust, Sri Amritsar and Dr. Roop Singh, Chief Secretary, Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee and Secretary, Sri Guru Ram Das Charitable Hospital Trust, Sri Amritsar were also present at that time and recognized the tireless work of the Medical/ Para-medical staff of the hospital who are busy day and night in treating the corona patients and thanked them for their commitment. They said that we all pray to God for the speedy recovery of the patients.