COVID situations rise in Patiala healthcare facility and also clinical university

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By HLT

CHANDIGARH: The Royal city of Patiala in Punjab has actually come to be the Covid location. More than 60 physicians and also 30 MBBS trainees have actually examined favorable at Government Medical College and also Rajindra Hospital. Over 90 trainees of Thapar Institute of Engineering and also Technology have actually additionally examined favorable. 

Patiala, the home town of previous chief minister Amarinder Singh, has actually seen a rise in situations in the last couple of days.  

While 143 situations were repported on Monday, the number was 366 on Tuesday. The examination positivity price has actually climbed to a worrying 23.95% after remaining in solitary numbers in the last couple of weeks.

In Government Medical College and also Rajindra Hospital, a graduates satisfy, a retired life party and also New Year celebration are taken into consideration to be the contributing consider the getting worse scenario.

The management of the healthcare facility and also personnel from the clinical education and learning division had actually joined the celebrations, neglecting Covid standards. The divisions of radio medical diagnosis, surgical procedure and also  gynaecology are the most awful hit.

The Patiala Health Department has actually contacted Rajindra Hospital to comply with Covid-ideal behavior.

“Doctors, in large numbers, have already tested positive. This will hamper health services at the hospital. Covid protocol should be strictly followed,” it composed.

In Thapar Institute of Engineering and also Technology, all situations were reported from among the hostels in the university. That hostel has actually been stated a control area.