A guide to assist with dwelling therapy of COVID-19 is in progress, the federal authorities mentioned on Monday. The guide goals to cut back strain on healthcare amenities and free beds for critical and demanding circumstances.
The federal government famous that the ebook will information sufferers who shall be assigned to a selected case supervisor linked to a well being facility, to offer social assist companies and guarantee optimistic outcomes.
Well being Minister Dr. Osagie Ehanire, who broke the information to the Presidential Activity Power (PTF) on the COVID-19 briefing in Abuja, mentioned: “With the rising variety of circumstances coated 19, we regularly overview our case administration methods to enhance the standard of care in addition to the data, perspective and abilities of frontline well being professionals, to maintain the discount within the mortality price.
“Final week noticed the best variety of new covid19 circumstances in in the future, with 2,314 optimistic checks on January 22, 2021. In consequence, Nigeria now has a complete of 121,566 confirmed circumstances with 96,501 handled and dismissed. Sadly, Covid-related fatalities now number one,504 individuals.
“The event of a Covid Residence Care Handbook19 goals to information sufferers, who shall be assigned to a selected case supervisor linked to a well being unit, to offer social assist companies and guarantee optimistic outcomes. It will cut back strain on well being amenities and free area for beds for critical and demanding circumstances.
“This handbook may also present Nigerians with tips for correcting the divergent and deceptive therapy regimens which might be being disseminated in numerous sectors.”