The Union Health Minister, Mansukh Mandaviya, Thursday released the National Comprehensive Guidelines for post-COVID management, saying it “will help health workers prepare for post-COVID health complications in advance & give suitable treatment to patients”, according to a tweet by ANI.
“This is the first such series of 7 modules released in India, providing extensive guidelines for the medical fraternity. This includes a module for healthcare providers to deal with mental health, which is of utmost importance,” he said.
Thursday saw India report 31,923 new COVID-19 cases, 282 deaths, with Kerala still the largest contributor at 19,675 cases. The National Disaster Management (NDMA) has recently recommended an ex-gratia amount of Rs 50,000 to families who have lost someone to COVID-19, with the funds taken from the State Disaster Relief Fund and distributed by the District Disaster Management Authority.