The community members have conveyed to the doctors that they are determined to observe Roza (fasting).
The government directed the authorities at Gandhi Hospital (nodal centre for
The fasting patients would get roti, plain rice, dal and vegetable curry for Sehri which would be served at around 3.30am.
On alternate days, they would get mutton or chicken curry along with roti, plain rice and vegetable curry for Sehri.
After Iftar prayers, they will be served kichidi or flavoured oil rice (bagara rice) or vegetable biryani along with tomato chutney and chicken fry. On alternate days, they would be served chicken biryani, plain rice, vegetable curry, dal and eggs.
For other Covid-19 patients, too, the hospital authorities have been following a healthy diet chart.
Starting with a plate of idli, bread and jam for breakfast; rice, sambar, dal and curd for lunch every day. For non-vegetarians, eggs and chicken curry are also once in a day.
All the patients are served with all nutrient diet that includes a mix of all dry fruits and fresh fruits like orange, sweet lime and bananas.
Health minister Etela Rajender said the patients are served with food neatly packed in clean and fresh packets.