New Delhi: As many as 11 healthcare employees, together with two resident docs, have examined optimistic for coronavirus on the AIIMS on Friday, taking the overall variety of hospital workers contaminated thus far to 206.
Since February 1, 206 healthcare employees together with two school, ten resident docs, 26 nurses, 9 technicians, 5 mess employees, 49 hospital attendants, 34 sanitation employees and 69 safety guards have been contaminated by the novel coronavirus, an AIIMS official stated.
Greater than 150 healthcare personnel have recovered and have joined again duties, AIIMS Medical Superintendent, Dr D Ok Sharma, stated.
Over 64 healthcare personnel together with resident docs, nurses, laboratory workers, technicians, sanitation workers and safety guards have examined optimistic within the final three days.
“We are taking all precautionary and safety measures for our healthcare workers at the institute. The moment any healthcare worker tests positive, we immediately isolate him or her and initiate the process of contact tracing,” Dr Sharma stated,
In line with sources, samples of round 11 healthcare employees examined optimistic until Friday morning, whereas 30 have been discovered contaminated until Thursday morning and 23 have been discovered contaminated until Wednesday morning.
“Healthcare workers and ancillary staff testing positive are both from COVID and non-COVID areas of the hospital. Employees from all kinds of departments like engineering, laboratories, offices, canteens, operation theatres and wards among others have contracted the infection,” Dr Sharma stated.
One of many AIIMS’ sanitation supervisor, who had examined optimistic for COVID-19, died on Sunday whereas a large number employee on the AIIMS canteen had succumbed to the illness final week.
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