On an afternoon West Bengal Leader Minister Mamata Banerjee introduced 12 new circumstances of energetic sure COVID-19 within the state, the clinical superintendent-cum-vice predominant of the government-run district clinic in Howrah examined sure and was once admitted to a clinic in Kolkata earmarked for coronavirus sufferers.
The Howrah setback comes an afternoon after a senior well being legit of the North Bengal Scientific Faculty Clinic in Siliguri additionally examined sure for COVID-19. However no less than 74 of 79 body of workers of the state-run NRS Clinic in Kolkata, together with 39 medical doctors, examined adverse for COVID-19. They have been examined after a 34-year-old affected person died at NRS on Saturday. The take a look at results of the affected person got here in after he died.
In Howrah, no less than 10 different well being employees of that clinic in addition to Howrah District leader clinical officer of well being had been quarantined.
A 48-year-old lady from Salkia in Howrah town had died on the clinic on March 30. The superintendent have been surrounded by means of agitated nurses after the girl’s loss of life as a result of she have been admitted to a common ward and now not the isolation ward for suspect COVID-19 sufferers. The body of workers had protested that they needed to attend to the affected person with out protecting tools.
The clinical superintendent had long past into isolation on Monday. His COVID-19 take a look at end result got here in Wednesday evening.
Relating to the Howrah incident, Ms Banerjee stated Howrah district clinic would now not be a COVID-19 clinic. All suspect sufferers can be admitted to the Satyabala ID Clinic in Howrah or despatched to a personal nursing house in Uluberia earmarked for COVID-19.