West Bengal to form Rapid Response Teams for serious COVID-19 patients

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September 29, 2020 9:38 AM

The step has been taken to strengthen the treatment and patient care services at designated COVID-19 hospitals across the state, the official said.

West Bengal, covid 19 cases in West Bengal, West Bengal Health Department, Rapid Response Teams,covid 19 patients, COVID-19 hospitals  in west bengal, latest news on coronavirus pandemicThe RRTs will include one anesthesiologist and one medicine specialist to treat such patients. (Representational image: IE)

The West Bengal Health Department has decided to form Rapid Response Teams (RRTs) to treat critical COVID-19 patients, a senior official said on Monday.

The RRTs will include one anesthesiologist and one medicine specialist to treat such patients, he said.

The step has been taken to strengthen the treatment and patient care services at designated COVID-19 hospitals across the state, the official said.

“… Specialists and other medical officers so deployed must stay near the Covid hospitals,” an order issued by the department said.

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