40 Pune doctors in quarantine after Tablighi Jamaat meet att
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About 40 doctors associated with a prominent medical college in Pimpri were quarantined after a trauma patient they performed an emergency surgery upon turned positive for the novel coronavirus infection (Covid-19) on Saturday (Apr 4),

According to the report, the patient had hidden his travel history of attending Tablighi Jamaat meet in Nizamuddin, at the time of admission.

The patient, an autorickshaw driver from Khadki, was taken to the private hospital on March 31 after he had met with an accident and sustained internal bleeding. An emergency surgery was performed by a group of doctors. The patient subsequently developed a fever and his Covid-19 test turned positive. The doctors questioned his mother who revealed that he had attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in New Delhi.

The patient was immediately shifted to an isolation ward at the YCM hospital in Pimpri after he tested positive for Covid-19.

The throat swab samples of the 40 surgeons and resident doctors who had come in contact with the patient have also been sent o the National Institute of Virology (NIV) for Covid-19 testing. The team of doctors has been quarantined in separate rooms in one of the hospital’s floors.

In addition to the 40 surgeons and resident doctors, about 30 other hospital employees, including nurses, attendants and cleaning staff who were exposed to the patient, have also been quarantined. Their samples have also been sent for testing.

Source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/40-pune-doctors-in-quarantine-after-tablighi-jamaat-meet-attendee-tests-positive/articleshow/75000842.cms
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