New Delhi: A doctor working at Delhi State Cancer Institution has tested positive for Coronavirus infection. According to a report, she visited her brother’s house recently, who has a travel history to the United Kingdom. Also Read - Coronavirus: Mohalla Clinic Doctor Tests Positive, Second Case in a Week
The hospital has now been closed for a day and is currently being disinfected, news agency ANI reported Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain as saying. Also Read - Back from The Brink of Death! 93-Year-Old Kerala Man Recovers From Coronavirus, Doctors Call it a 'Miracle'
“It is suspected that the doctor caught the infection from her brother and sister-in-law who had just returned from the UK. She had visited their house recently,” he added. Also Read - Coronavirus: PM Modi Speaks to Survivors, Doctors | Here Are Things to Know
Delhi has so far reported 120 cases of COVID-19 infection. Two people have also died owing to the disease.
On Tuesday, a second case of a mohalla (community) clinic doctor had tested positive for the infection. The doctor was serving in a mohalla clinic in northeast Delhi’s Babarpur. Following the development, a notice was stuck outside the clinic, urging patients, who had visited the clinic between March 12-20, to self-quarantine at home for the next 15 days.