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Two docs, six nurses at Lady Hardinge Medical College test positive for coronavirus

At Least Two Doctors And Six Nurses At The Lady Hardinge Medical College Here Have Tested Positive For Coronavirus, Sources Said On Sunday. They Were All Deployed At The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit Of The Hospital.

PTI | Updated on: 19 Apr 2020, 11:09:08 AM
Lady Hardinge Medical College

The hospital has initiated a contact tracing to find out who all had come in contact with them in the last few days. (Photo Credit: News Nation Photo)

New Delhi:

At least two doctors and six nurses at the Lady Hardinge Medical College here have tested positive for coronavirus, sources said on Sunday. They were all deployed at the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit of the hospital. The hospital has initiated a contact tracing to find out who all had come in contact with them in the last few days. According to a doctor, a 10-month-old baby who was recently brought to the emergency department with respiratory problems had tested positive for COVID-19. Now, the entire Paediatric ICU is being sanitised, the doctor said. 

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said, There are a total of 1893 positive cases in Delhi including 186 cases from yesterday. We have got 42,000 rapid testing kits, a trial run being done at LNJP hospital. Our target is to do 42,000 tests in one week's time. 

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First Published : 19 Apr 2020, 11:09:08 AM