With unlocking, there would definitely be a rise in the number of positive cases and maybe death rates too.” He further discussed their preparedness
“Teamwork has been quite successful in the fight against Covid-19. All the brainstorming sessions have paid off and we have managed to stay ahead of the virus. What we are doing in Nagpur is that we created proactive manpower and advanced infrastructure,
The few numbers of positive cases in healthcare worker in the city has boosted their confidence. We create a good infrastructure, made medicines available for free. We have installed CCTV cameras inwards, digital rounds are taken.
Senior doctors sit outside and join the rounds.” He further explained ways to curb mobility rates, “There is a small grey area when the patients transits from less critical to critical phase.
Treatment wise we have to concentrate in that grey area than we can save these patients. We need to start affectively and early General physician Dr. Jay Deshmukh said, “We are standing very well. There are a couple of reasons for the low fatality rate in India. Firstly, most of us have had BCG vaccination as a child which has increased our immunity Secondly, most of us have been exposed to COVID-like viruses in our lifetime so we have developed some immunity from this virus. Thirdly, the virus has undergone mutation, so it is less fatal in India as compared to the rest of the world.”
Author: Dr Jay Deshmukh
Dr Jay Deshmukh is Chief Physician and Director, Sunflower Hospital, Nagpur Honorary Physician to Honorable Governor of Maharashtra and PondicherryCentral. Dr Jay Deshmukh is an M.B.B.S., M.C.P.S., F.C.P.S., M.N.A.M.S., MD From Internal Medicine – Bombay and New Delhi.