COVID-19: Three more nursing staff test positive in Gurugram


Gurugram, April 29 (IANS) Three more coronavirus positive cases were reported from Gurugram district on Wednesday, all of them female health workers, an official said.

Confirming the new cases, Covid-19 team member Dr Ram Prakash Jha said that two of the health staff was from the Gurugram Civil Hospital in Sector 10, the third was from Medanta Hospital. Earlier too, such cases among healthcare workers in Gurugram have been reported.

“Following their test reports, they have been put in quarantine wards of private and government hospitals apart from their families,” he said.

The two Civil Hospital staff live in Sector 10 while the Medanta Hospital staff lives in adjoining Islampur village. These areas have also been declared as containment zones.

Gurugram has so far reported 54 positive cases, of which 38 have been cured and discharged. Gurugram has 26 containment zones.

In another development, the Gurugram district administration has imposed more restrictions on movement between Delhi and Gurugram. Delhi Police personnel are already banned from entry into Haryana following direction of Home Minister Anil Vij.

Gurugram District Magistrate Amit Khatri said: “We have not sealed the border for essential services. Thorough checking of persons coming from Delhi is done. Any person from Gurugram working in Delhi should stay there. Similar is the case with employees working in Gurugram. The idea is to prevent cross-border travel to minimise chances of spread of coronavirus.”

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