New-Delhi: As many as 37 doctors at Delhi’s Sir Ganga Ram Hospital have tested positive for the the deadly coronavirus with five admitted for treatment,according to the Hospital sources.
They were found to have mild symptoms, and are out of danger. All of them had received both vaccine doses.
Of the 37 doctors, 32 are in home isolation and five are admitted in the hospital.
There has been a spike in coronavirus cases in the national capital over the past few weeks, and the daily case count breached the 7,000-mark for the first time this year.
Many of those who have been infected at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital are young and most of them had taken the vaccine. Contact tracing efforts are underway.
A majority of them have mild symptoms, hospital authorities said.
Delhi recorded 7,437 fresh COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the highest single-day surge this year, while 24 more people died due to the coronavirus infection, taking the number of deaths to 11,157, according to the city’s Health Department.