UP: Private hospital staff nurse tests positive for Covid-19 in Mathura

AGRA: a staff nurse Mathura It tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday, bringing the novel count in the district to 5.

Confirming this, the additional medical director said the nurse was assigned to the Covid ward of the private hospital, which currently has two patients.

According to hospital authorities, of the 23 staff members working in the Covid area, one nurse tested positive. Mandatory testing of those working in the Covid area is done once a week, according to ICMR and WHO guidelines, hospital authorities said.

Furthermore, they reported that their teams use extensive PPE and that Covid's teams live in a secluded area, completely segregated to reduce any risk of infection for others.

Earlier, four persons were tested positive for Coronavirus in Mathura. While the woman, who hails from Agra, was admitted in a private hospital's ICU in Mathura, the youth and Tablighi Jammat member, a resident of Shamli, was referred to a hospital in Agra on April 6. Two other persons including a 25-year -old man, who hails from Fatehpur Sikri and a 14-year-old boy, hails from Farah's Ol village tested positive in the last two days.