Kozhikode Aswini hospital sealed off after patient tests COVID +ve
Kozhikode: Health department decided to shut down Aswini hospital located in Kollam-Koilandy here, after a patient, who was undergoing treatment at the hospital, tested COVID positive.
The patient, a resident of ward number 41 of the Koilandy municipality, was taken to Aswini hospital on July 24 after he exhibited symptoms of the infection. He was admitted in the hopital for three days. After his fever did not subside, he was tested at a private hospital and turned positive. It was following this that health department decided to close down the hospital.
Health department also asked all the primary contacts of the patient, including a doctor, to go under quarantine. Also, all those who visited OP section of the hospital have been asked to remain in isolation.