Delhi: 68 doctors, nurses of Bhagwan Mahavir hospital quarantined as precautionary measure


The choice was made after members of the family of a lady who died on the hospital on Wednesday night time disclosed that she was to stay in house quarantine until April 24.

[Representative Image] Doctors at Delhi’s RML Hospital on April 16 (Photo Credits: PTI)

As many as 68 members of the employees at Delhi’s Bhagwan Mahavir Hospital (BMH), together with docs and nurses, have been quarantined as a precautionary measure. This choice was taken after it was found {that a} pregnant lady who was on the hospital, didn’t disclose her ‘home-quarantine’ standing to the hospital authorities.

The lady died on the state-run Bhagwan Mahavir Hospital on Wednesday night time. Officials say that her samples have been despatched for testing and the outcomes are anticipated on April 17. If the samples come again detrimental, the hospital employees will probably be allowed to renew responsibility.

It was solely on Wednesday that members of the family of the lady disclosed that she was amongst 4 individuals from the family who have been requested to quarantine themselves from April 10 until April 24. A sticker was additionally put outdoors their house on this regard by the district administration.

Earlier this month, the Delhi State Cancer Institute (DSCI) was sealed after 18 of its healthcare staff, together with two docs, examined optimistic for Covid-19. A state-run hospital with 180 beds, DSCI is located in Delhi’s Shahdara space. As a consequence of the event, as many as 50 different employees members have been suggested by the hospital administration to self-quarantine.

Delhi has over 1,500 confirmed circumstances of an infection up to now. This determine contains 42 recoveries and 32 deaths. The Delhi authorities has recognized 55 hotspots the place the transmission of Covid-19 has been reported in massive numbers. These areas have been sealed and residents have been instructed to go for doorstep supply of important gadgets as an alternative of stepping out of their properties.

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