Staff crunch at PGIMS as 160 docs, staff quarantined

Staff crunch at PGIMS as 160 docs, staff quarantined

Rohtak, June 5

The Rohtak PGIMS is facing an acute shortage of doctors, paramedics, technicians and other healthcare professionals with the number of Covid cases increasing sharply in the state. A large number of doctors and other staff have also been quarantined after getting accidental exposure to the virus or performing their duty for a stipulated period.

As per official sources, as many as 160 healthcare providers, including doctors, nurses and members of the support staff at the PGIMS are under quarantine as of now.

In all, nearly 400 staffers of the institute were quarantined after performing their duties for the stipulated period, while around 200 had to be quarantined following accidental exposure till date.

Nodal Officer for Covid Dr VK Katyal said dental surgeons had been deployed for collecting samples and administrative work. — TNS

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