3 Covid Warriors Test Positive, Sub-Divisional Hospital In Odisha’s Gunupur Sealed
Rayagada: Coronavirus has become a huge challenge for the government as well as the health workers throughout the world. It is the medical staff who face the maximum danger of getting infected with the virus while treating the patients.
On Wednesday, July 15 the Sub-divisional hospital in Gunpur was sealed for 72 hours after three Covid warriors were tested positive for Covid-19.
A Gyaneocologist and two health workers engaged in the hospital have been infected with coronavirus.
The entire hospital will remain sealed for sanitisation and tracing contacts of the staff will be done.
Stating the Collector, the OT, Labour room will remain sealed for 72 hours, only emergency services will be open for the public.
Pramod Kumar Behera, Collector of Rayagada and Gunupur Sub-Collector Sidheswar Balaram visited the hospital to overlook the Covid-19 situation.
Emergency patients will be immediately shifted to Rayagada District Headquarters Hospital (DHH), informed the Collector of Rayagada.
On July 13, swab samples of eight health workers was collected and sent for testing, out of which three were tested positive .
The Odisha Fire brigade team of Bissam Cuttack sanitised the hospital after these covid warriors were tested positive.