Oman ministry of health issues guidelines for home isolation for Covid-19 patients

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Muscat: Oman Ministry of health issues 10 guidelines for home Isolation for Covid-19 patients

These are the following guidelines issued from MOH

  • Stay in a well-ventilated single room with an attached toilet. Do not go out unless you need to visit a health care institution.
  • Only one assigned family member should take care of the isolated person.
  • The caregiver should wear surgical masks and use disposable gloves when attending the isolated person, and should dispose them after use, then wash hands using soap and water immediately.
  • Visitors and family visits should not be allowed during isolation.
  • Wash hands as often thoroughly with soap and water.
  • Avoid sharing household items, like dishes, drinking glasses , and towels with other family members. Household items should be allocated for the isolated person.
  • The isolated person should clean his room and toilet daily by shaking the soiled linen.
  • Clean the clothes and other linens used by the isolated person separately and keep them away from the clothes of other people at home.
  • The home isolation period is for 14 days. The isolated person should not end his isolation unless informed by health care providers who supervise him.
  • The isolated person should wear surgical masks when visited by a medical team or visit a health care institution.
  • Please follow the attached instructions for suitable waste management in the house

Non adherence to isolation procedure will make you liable to prosecution according to communicable diseases law 32/2020, said a tweet post moh.

Oman on Thursday announced 590 new Covid-19 cases with 9 new deaths  of which 496 cases are Omani nationals and 94 cases are non-omani nationals , total cases in the country stands at 79,159 with 421 total deaths as of 30 July 2020.

source: @OmaniMOH

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