Medical staff at Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) are facing difficulties as seventy-six doctors have tested positive for coronavirus in the last ten days. These doctors showed mild symptoms, while 22 have recovered since and have rejoined work, informed Dr Sajal Bansal, president of GMCH unit of Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD).
“Two doctors have been hospitalised and are in stable condition. Fifty-two are in home isolation,” he added.
Nagpur district’s Covid number is still not under control and the situation in the health department in the city is still alarming. City is observing a high spike in the number of cases coming from the front line workers, already the number of positive cases are a point of concern for the city police department.
Earlier, in the first week of January Mumbai faced similar circumstances as over three hundred doctors tested positive in just four days.