2 Mumbai nurses test positive for coronavirus, Hospital bans new patient admission
Mumbai : Two nurses, aged 27 years and 42 years of Dadar’s Shushrusha Hospital have tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Friday, following which the authorities have temporarily suspended the admission of new patients in the hospital.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has asked the hospital to quarantine nearly 28 nurses who are employed in the hospital.
The civic body has also asked the administration to discharge all other patients admitted in the hospital within next 48 hours. Kiran Dighavkar, Assistant Municipal Commissioner of G North ward (Dadar) said, “We have advised the hospital to conduct tests of all nurses at their own cost and then we will take a call.”
In another incident, an 83-year-old man has tested positive at NC Kelkar Road in Dadar on Friday. Travel history, if any is being investigated and high risk contacts of the patient are being traced and will undergo tests immediately. There are so far six cases of Covid-19, which have been reported from Dadar.