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Coronavirus | Central govt. allows use of smart phones for hospitalised COVID patients


A health department worker wears protective gear as he sanitises COVID-19 ward of a hospital in Ganjam district of Odisha on July 28, 2020. | Photo Credit: Biswaranjan Rout

The Central government has directed all States and UTs to allow the use of smartphones and tablet devices for COVID-19 patients who have been hospitalised to ensure that they are able to stay connected with their families for psychological support during treatment.

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