Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Additional guidelines on rational use of Personal Protective Equipment (setting approach for Health functionaries working in non-COVID areas)

This guideline is for health care workers and others working in Non COVID hospitals and NonCOVID treatment areas of a hospital which has a COVID block. These guidelines are in continuation of guidelines issued previously on ‘Rational use of Personal Protective Equipment’ ( This guideline uses “settings” approach to guide on the type of personal protective equipment to be used in different settings.