New Delhi: Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Thursday withdrew his order that said that all COVID-19 patients in the national capital will have to visit a government-run quarantine centre for clinical assesssment. In a fresh order, Baijal said that only positive cases who don’t have adequate facilities at home to ensure physical segregation and don’t have other medical conditions would require to be shifted to COVID Care Centres.Also Read - 6 Healthcare Essentials for People With Diabetes During the Omicron Wave

“SDMA approved the modification of SOP for home isolation for COVID19 patients to meet the twin objectives of containment of local spread & provision of timely medical care for COVID positive cases to save precious lives,” the Lieutenant Governor said. Also Read - NeoCov: Wuhan Scientists Warn of New Coronavirus Strain With High Death, Infection Rate

Further, Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia asserted that medical teams will now visit people at their home to assess whether they can stay in home isolation and need to be sent to hospital. Also Read - Delhi COVID Situation Under Control, City to Record Less Than 5,000 Cases Today, Says Jain | Key Points