After a private hospital in West Bengal enlisted its first Covid-19 demise on March 23, the government has denied the use of mobile phones inside the isolation wards by the doctors just as the patients. This decision was taken as a video of a Covid-19 patient’s dead body lying in award turned into a web sensation by means of electronic systems administration media.
Cut off from the world and kept to a detachment chamber without a cell phone, Covid-19 patients in Kolkata could not feel all the more forlorn. Days after the prohibition on the utilization of cell phones, AMRI hospitals has launched ‘Virtual Visiting Hour’ on Sunday 26 March. During these upsetting occasions, patients discover cell phones as their friends in need and it is likewise a matter of stress for the relatives of COVID-19 patients as it would be hard for them to think about their wellbeing.
The authorities in the hospital informed the medical staff at isolation department to help the patients to reach their family members through mobile phones everyday between 4:30 and 5:30. This would bring relief and bliss to the patients who are far away from their friends and family.
The group CEO of AMRI hospitals, Rupak Barua said in a statement released by the hospital that, the patients in segregation wards are not allowed for typical visitations. Along these lines, they began ‘Virtual Visiting Hour’ on Sunday which has fulfilled both patients and their relatives. This will alleviate their nervousness down.