Coronavirus in Maharashtra: Nine doctors at the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) Nagpur had to be quarantined on Monday following a patient, who had allegedly concealed his contact history with his corona positive cousin, testing positive on Sunday.
The patient had come to GMCH on Friday after visiting a private hospital and an MRI centre and was admitted in the general ward. As a matter of drill, he was asked if he had come in contact with any corona patient or had any travel history. The patient replied in negative. But on Saturday he developed symptoms. So he was tested for corona virus. On Sunday, his report came and he was found to be positive.
By this time nine doctors, six resident doctors and three interns and a few nurses had come in contact with him. “So, on Monday, all nine doctors were quarantined,” said a source.
The source had no knowledge about nurses being quarantined. GMCH Dean Sajal Mitra a d Civil Surgeon D V Paturkar didn’t respond to calls and massagers. Divisional Commissioner Sanjiv Kumar said, “I have no idea. I will seek information tomorrow and let you know.”