13 health workers in Kasaragod test Covid positive after vaccination
Kanhangad: 13 health workers including a doctor and nurse tested positive for Covid after receiving the second dose of the vaccine.
All 13 had received Covishield vaccine second dose after 28 days of the first dose.
The district medical officer had instructed all health workers to test for Covid as the two course of vaccination was completed. The RT-PCR test found that out of 400 samples tested, 13 turned positive.
District Covid observation cell officer Dr AT Manoj stated that the results were shocking considering everyone were administered with second dose.
However, the Covid patients had not displayed any symptoms. Everyone who came in contact with them were quarantined after the test results were obtained.
Meanwhile, it is unclear how many days had passed since they were vaccinated.