New Delhi: The Delhi State Cancer Institute was closed down on Wednesday after a specialist working there tried positive for COVID-19, days after a specialist couple treating patients in network centers gotten the infection contamination.
The specialist at the Delhi government-run malignant growth organization got the disease from her sibling who came back from the United Kingdom a couple of days prior. “She visited her sibling’s home as of late. The medical clinic has been closed for now and being disinfected,”Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain said.
The Out Patient Department (OPD), workplaces and research centers of the clinic have been closed and the zone has been sterilized. Contact following is additionally on going full speed ahead and the individuals who interacted with the specialist are being isolated.
A doctor couple, who were running Delhi government’s mohalla clinics, had tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month.
The doctor, working in Maujpur clinic, had first contracted the infection from a woman who had returned from Saudi Arabia after she visited the clinic while his wife, who treats patients in Babarpur clinic, caught COVID-19 from her husband. Their teenaged daughter had also tested positive for COVID-19.
Till Tuesday evening, Delhi had recorded 120 cases of COVID-19 of which two people had died. Twenty-four cases were from the headquarters of the Tablighi Jamaat, where a religious gathering was held in March.
While 112 people are still under treatment, including at least one on ventilator, six people have been discharged.
Source: DECCAN HERALD
MUMBAI, India : After a patient at an emergency clinic in northern India tried positive for COVID-19, it wasn’t some time before a portion of the clinical staff started indicating manifestations, as well.
Specialists at Nalanda Medical College in Bihar state, shy of defensive gear, treated the patient while wearing just a standard careful unit — three-utilize cover, gloves and plastic-covered cover. They ate wrecked lobby shared by 83 specialists, every one of whom currently stress they were presented to the coronavirus.
However, when the specialists inquired as to whether they could be isolated, they were advised to continue working. With a pandemic spreading — and in a devastated state with only one government specialist for each 28,000 individuals — the emergency clinic couldn’t bear to lose them. So they took prescription and continued seeing patients.
“It is anything but difficult to accuse the director,” said Manu Gautam, leader of the United Resident and Doctors Assn. of India, a specialists support gathering. “In any case, he is likewise under tension.
He is in a state where the populace is excessively high and the specialists are excessively not many. On the off chance that 83 of them go into isolate, it is an immense blow.”
Source: Los Angeles Times