195 healthcare workers at AIIMS tested positive for COVID-19
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As many as 195 healthcare workers have tested positive for coronavirus infection at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to date, sources said.

Over 50 healthcare personnel, including one MBBS student, three resident doctors, eight nurses, and five mess workers, have tested positive for COVID-19 over the last two days, the sources said. Others include laboratory staff, technicians, sanitation staff, and security guards.

Contact tracing has been initiated, the sources said. According to them, samples of 28 healthcare workers have tested positive till May 28 morning, while around 23 were found infected till May 27 morning.

From Feb 1 to date, 195 healthcare personnel including two faculty, five resident doctors, 21 nursing staff, eight technicians, 32 sanitation workers, and 68 security guards have been infected by the novel coronavirus.

Several of them have recovered and joined back duty.

One of the AIIMS' sanitation supervisor and a mess worker, who had tested positive for COVID-19, died last week.

Source: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/195-healthcare-workers-at-aiims-tested-positive-for-covid-19-so-far/articleshow/76064593.cms
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This is extremely grave news. We need to rigorously investigate the complete and individual set of reasons as to why the Medical personnel of India' s Apex Medical Excellence Training Centre,are unable to prevent themselves from getting infected !!! I offer my deepest sympathies to these good but unfortunate heroes,and offer my sincere condolences to the families of those martyrs who died doing duty in the War against Corona.... Read more
May 29, 2020Like1