40 Kerala nurses tests positive for COVID-19 in Mumbai private hospital
Mumbai: 40 Kerala nurses working at a private hospital in Mumbai have tested positive for coronavirus disease. They have been shifted to an isolation ward. More than 150 nurses in the hospital are kept under observation.
A total of 51 people have tested positive for the virus from the hospital. Out of this 40 are nurses from Kerala.
Earlier, seven nurses were tested positive and other nurses and medical staffs showed symptoms of the disease. It was in the subsequent tests that the 40 nurses tested positive.
So far, three people have died in the hospital due to coronavirus. Health Department believes that the nurses could have been infected with the virus from them.
A surgeon working in the hospital was also tested positive for COVID-19 earlier. He was staying in Dharavi.
There are more than 300 nurses working in the hospital. Out of this, more than 200 are from Kerala.