8 health workers at Chest Diseases Hospital in TVM test COVID-19 positive
Thiruvananthapuram: Eight health workers including two doctors at the Chest Diseases Hospital in Pulayanarkotta here tested positive for COVID-19.
The hospital is the tuberculosis treatment centre in the district. All patients who were in contact with the health workers will be subjected to COVID tests.
Meanwhile, a nursing assistant at the Thiruvananthapuram eye hospital and a staff at the public health lab also tested positive for COVID-19.
Concerns are rising in the state capital as more health workers are turning COVID positive. On Sunday, 8 health workers, including doctors at the Neyyattinkara General Hospital, tested positive for the disease.