In an attempt to provide sufficient care and attention to home isolated COVID patients, the Goa, Bardez branch of Indian Medical Association has initiated an extensive web platform called IMACARES. Launched with an objective to provide teleconsultation and other services, the app will help infected patients in Bardez Taluka, as per reports. Additionally, the authorities are trying to extend the scope of the facility across all branches of IMA Goa, at the earliest.
Quick assistance from a doctor in case of abnormal readings
Ranging from video resources to extensive informative material, the app makes sure to equip you with all information about COVID-19. Once you register on the app, you will be asked to provide all the necessary details. Thereafter, you can use the app to maintain a record of your temperature and pulse oximeter readings, If abnormal readings are identified, the volunteers will apprise the doctor and he/she will contact you immediately. You can navigate to the app by clicking using your mobile phone or laptop by clicking here!
In addition to this, the app also includes comprehensive facilities for the doctors and volunteers to help them make informed decisions about the status of the patient. Besides, an all-encompassing guide to the COVID infection, including symptoms, preventive measures and recommendations help the patient with an easy journey!
302 new infections & 419 recoveries marked in Goa on Saturday
While the infection tallies have dipped down significantly in Goa, the state continues to witness a consistent count of daily cases. On Saturday, 302 new cases and 419 recoveries were registered in the coastal state. While a cumulative count of 1,64,229 individuals have been infected till now, the state currently has 3,473 active patients.