Coronavirus scare: Two resident doctors of Safdarjung Hospital test positive for COVID-19 in New Delhi
Earlier, a doctor of the Delhi State Cancer Institute was confirmed positive for COVID-19
Two resident doctors of Safdarjung Hospital have tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday. Of the two doctors who were tested positive, one is a male posted at COVID-19 unit and the other is a female third-year post graduation student from the Biochemistry Department, officials said. According to officials, the student has a past travel history to a foreign nation.
Delhi: 2 resident doctors of Safdarjung hospital have tested positive for #COVID19 - a male doctor posted in COVID-19 unit and another resident doctor, a 3rd-year female PG student from Biochemistry department. According to the officials, she has a past travel history to aboard.— ANI (@ANI) April 1, 2020
"Both the doctors have been admitted to the isolation ward," hospital officials said while adding that contact tracing of these two doctors is being done. Earlier today, a doctor of the Delhi State Cancer Institute was confirmed positive for COVID-19.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of COVID-19 positive cases has reached 1637 in India, including 1466 active cases, 133 cured, discharged or migrated and 38 deaths.
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