BHUBANESWAR: Odisha government has decided to givr kits to COVID-19 patients who are isolated at their homes. The home isolation kits will be having basic medicines, safety gear, telephone numbers of doctors, counsellors, telemedicine professionals and Government officials along with a comprehensive guide on dos and don’ts during isolation.

On Wednesday, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik asked officials to promote home isolation of patients with no or mild symptoms as a good practice. The home isolation kits will enable self-care with medical support on call if situation arises. They can call appropriate numbers regarding medical, psycho-social and other assistance if and when required, he said. CM Naveen Patnaik said it is going to be very helpful for public.