NDMC doctor tests COVID-19 positive, dispensary sealed

The doctor is the third NDMC employee to test positive for COVID-19

NDMC doctor tests COVID-19 positive, dispensary sealed

Photo for representation

New Delhi, May 22

A doctor at a New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) dispensary tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, following which the premises of the health facility was sealed, officials said.

“A senior doctor at the NDMC HQ — Palika Kendra Dispensary — took a COVID-19 test and was found positive on Friday. She lives in the NDMC area and has been put under home quarantine with family members,” a senior NDMC official said.

As per protocol, contact tracing was going on and the dispensary has been sealed, the official said.

Twenty people are employed with the dispensary, including five doctors.

The doctor is the third NDMC employee to test positive for COVID-19. Earlier, a sanitation worker and an engineer had tested positive. PTI

Top Stories

Record 9,304 Covid cases in single day take India's tally to 2.16 lakh

Record 9,304 Covid cases in single day take India's tally to 2.16 lakh

India is seventh among worst-hit nations by COVID-19

Massive search operation under way in Poonch district after reports of infiltration

Massive search operation under way in Poonch district after reports of infiltration

Army, police launch joint cordon-and-search operation (CASO)...

Amid stand-off with China, ITBP rushes to raise new command at Chandigarh

Amid stand-off with China, ITBP rushes to raise new command at Chandigarh

It will control all ITBP formations in the western theatre

Coronavirus: Punjab reports 9 new cases, state tally rises to 2,385

Coronavirus: Punjab reports 9 new cases, state tally rises to 2,385

Ludhiana reports 6 cases, Bathinda 3

Cities

View All