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112 health workers in Delhi hospital test negative for COVID-19

By NS Desk | Health News | Posted on :   13-Apr-2020

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Two weeks after its health care workers came in contact with COVID-19 positive patient, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital conducted COVID-19 tests on all 115 healthcare workers who were quarantined.

According to the hospital management only three of them are found to be positive . "Only three have tested positive and rest 112 have tested negative for COVID-19, these 112 workers will be joining their respective duties from the day after tomorrow," the hospital management said on Monday.

Over 100 members of the hospital's medical staff were sent into quarantine after two patients in the hospital were tested positive with COVID-19. According to the hospital management two patients who were asymptomatic and were admitted to the fever clinic of the hospital but later started to show signs of flu and were tested for COVID-19.

"As soon as we got to know that the patients were tested positive we identified all the medical staff who had come into contact," a spokesperson of the hospital had told IANS.

--IANS

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