As many as 92 healthcare personnel, including medicos and staff members at the All India Medical Institute of Sciences, have tested COVID-19 positive in the last two months.
Out of 92, one is a faculty member, two resident doctors, 13 nursing staff, three technicians, 11 hospital attendants, 12 sanitation workers and 45 security guards.
A faculty member from the orthopaedic department is the one who has joined the list following which contact-tracing has been initiated at the Institute.
Dr DK Sharma, Medical Superintendent, AIIMS, was quoted as saying, “On Saturday, a faculty from the orthopaedic department was found COVID-19 positive. However, he was not posted at the coronavirus unit. Contact tracing has been started and at least 10 people have been quarantined as a precautionary measure.”
“We are taking all safety and precautionary measures against COVID-19 for our healthcare workers at the hospital. Most of them have joined their duties after completing their treatment and quarantine period. Our doctors, nurses, paramedics, and other healthcare workers have been provided with all facilities of protective gears,”he further said.