New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Over a hundred members of the Sir Ganga Ram hospital's medical staff have been 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 about three to four days ago, 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,” spokesperson of the hospital told IANS.
He added that in total 108 members from the medical team have been put into quarantine.
“23 of them are quarantined here in hospital, while 85 others have been instructed to self quarantine in their houses,” he added.
The two positive COVID-19 patients are now admitted to a government hospital while the quarantined staff is being monitored closely, the hospital management said.