Delhi: 13 healthcare workers test Covid-19 positive at Safdarjung Hospital in last 2 months


Thirteen healthcare workers, together with seven resident docs, nurses and a school member, have examined positive for Covid-19 to date over the previous two months at the Centre-run Safdarjung Hospital, sources stated on Wednesday.

Also, round10 healthcare workers, together with a resident physician and 5 nurses, have contracted the illness to date at the All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). Besides, some safety guards have additionally been contaminated in the premier hospital.

The newest healthcare employees to get contaminated by coronavirus at the Safdarjung Hospital is a sanitation employee who was examined positive for the an infection on Tuesday.

According to the sources, 5 resident docs from the drugs division of the Safdarjung Hospital are at present present process therapy at the ability.

“All of them are stable and have mild symptoms. They were detected with the infection around three to four days back,”a supply stated.

The Safdarjung Hospital has handled and discharged 75 sufferers to date, the sources stated.

Currently, round 55 sufferers are nonetheless admitted and present process therapy at the hospital.

The Safdarjung Hospital is the nodal Covid-19 facility of the central authorities.

Several healthcare workers at numerous hospitals in the nationwide capital have contracted the illness.

The dying toll attributable to Covid-19 rose to 1,008 and the variety of circumstances climbed to 31,787 in the nation on Wednesday, registering a document leap of 71 deaths in the last 24 hours, based on the Union Health Ministry.

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