88 YEARS OLD OCTOGENERIAN RECOVERS FROM COVID-19 INFECTION

SIR GANGA RAM HOSPITAL, NEW DELHI
12th May 2020

K. S. Jaswal, 88 years old from district UNA, Himachal Peadesh who tested positive on 27th April for COVID-19 has recovered fully. He has been discharged on 9th May from Kolmet Hospital (Affiliated with Sir Ganga Ram Hospital) after testing negative for COVID-19.

Born in March 1932, Mr. Jaswal is an Ex-Indian Air Force. He leads a disciplined life by doing Yoga twice a day and doesn’t suffer from any major ailments.

Commenting on his recovery Mr. Jaswal said,” I am thankful to God Almighty and Doctors for my recovery”.

According to treating COVID-19 team at Kolmet Hospital which is recognised only for COVID-19 patients and is affiliated with Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, “It was really encouraging and heartening to see an Octogenarian walking out safely to his home after fighting a deadly infectious disease like COVID 19. As we all are aware that this disease is essentially severe in the elderly and people with co-morbidities but Mr. Jaiswal could make it probably because of disciplined life style, strong will power, lack of major illnesses and good supportive care.”

From today, City Hospital (Affiliated with Sir Ganga Ram Hospital) has also commenced operations. With 116 beds and 13 ICU beds, this hospital was made ready within one week only for COVID-19 patients on war footing.

This hospital has 4 bedded level 2 nursery, 5 bedded paediatric ICU facility. This will enable us to provide care to Covid positive pregnant mothers and newborns and meet increasing load of Covid positive patients
The hospital is equipped with State of art Lab. facilities, X rays, Ultrasound and CT Scan, three modern Operation rooms and 8bedded hemodialysis facility.


Both Kolmet and City Hospitals situated at Pusa Road are affiliated hospitals of Main Sir Ganga Ram Hospital at Sir Ganga Ram Marg. Task force Team headed by Dr. B. K. Rao, Chairman Critical Care Medicine are working very hard to provide care to Covid positive patients adhering to dynamic guidelines for taking care of Covid positive patients.