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Tested COVID Positive? Don’t forget to carry these things in your bag before going hospital

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 29 April 2021, 12:32 IST

The daily coronavirus cases continue to set a new record high with nearly 3 lakhs active cases every day. As per the current scenario, the situation is going to be very difficult and one should not violate the COVID-19 guidelines amid a surge in cases.

In case, you or your family members have been tested positive for COVID-19 and are not able to recover at home then you must pack your bag to get admitted to a hospital.

As we all know that doctors and health staff workers are having a heavy workload due to COVID patients' treatment. Therefore, COVID positive patient must carry some important and essential items in his/her bag to make the entire process hassle-free. During this time, we can’t expect hospital staff to fulfill our basic needs every single time. Also, our relatives are not allowed to stay or frequently visit the hospital due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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So, here’s the list of essential items that you should carry in your bag for your stay in the hospital.

List of general items:

1. Carry a bag to keep your items
2. Mobile phone and its charger, earphones
3. Toothbrush and toothpaste
4. Healthy snacks
5. Towel, hairbrush, or comb
6. Pair of socks
7. Clothes
8. Undergarments
9. Slippers
10. Walking stick (for older adults)
11. Tissue paper
12. Paper soap

Medical items:

1. Mask, hand sanitizer, hand gloves
2. Oximeter, thermometer
3. Face wipes
4. Lip balm
5. Vicks
6. Pain relief medicines
7. People with comorbidities such as diabetes or other chronic illnesses, don’t forget to carry their medicines

During this tough time we advise you to stay home, stay safe.

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First published: 29 April 2021, 12:32 IST