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Inclusion of Suspected and Confirmed positive COVID 19 cases under Dr YSR Aarogyasri Scheme G.O.MS.No. 51 Dated: 06-04-2020

Inclusion of certain procedures under Dr YSR Aarogyasri Scheme to treat the cases of Suspected and Confirmed positive COVID 19

G.O.MS.No.51 Dated: 06-04-2020 Inclusion of certain procedures under Dr YSR Aarogyasri Scheme to treat the cases of Suspected and Confirmed positive COVID 19 cases - Orders - Issued. 

Eligibility  to admit  the  suspected cases:    
•  Asymptomatic with  history of  travel,  under  home  quarantine - tested if they develop symptoms.
•  All  Symptomatic contacts  of lab  confirmed case
•  Asymptomatic  direct  and  high-risk contacts of  confirmed  cases should  be tested  once  between  day  5 and  day 14 of  coming  in  his  /her contact Direct and  high  risk  contact  include  those  living  in same  household with a confirmed case  and Health workers who examined  a confirmed case without  adequate  protection  as per  the  WHO  recommendations. •  All  symptomatic health care  workers
• All hospitalized pts with  severe  acute  respiratory illness (SARI) or influenza like  illness (IL)  or  severe  pneumonia.
  • If found negative in Screening test. The  Confirmative  test is  not required 
  • From  S.No.  2  to  S.No.15,  the  admission  will be  as per  the  confirmative positive  report,  hence for these procedures  the  screening  and confirmative  test should  be  done  at  the  time  of  discharge  i.e.,  after 14 days from the  date  of admission.   
  • If the  sample  is  sent  to  the  Govt. VRDL  labs, only the  PPE,  handling   and package  charges will be paid. 
  • If the  sample  was sent to  Pvt labs in  other States,  the  Testing cost as per the guidelines  of  the ICMR  along  with  the PPE,  handling, package charges will be paid and the  transport  charges will  be  paid  additionally up to  a maximum  amount  of  Rs.  1500/-. 
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