Man tests COVID-19 positive at hospital in Kochi; staff put under quarantine

Kochi: 15 staff at the Indira Gandhi Co-operative hospital in Kadavanthra have been placed under quarantine after a man who had sought treatment two days back, tested positive for COVID-19.

The patient has been admitted to Kalamassery medical college.

He had been staying in an apartment at Kadavanthra. Everyone who had close contact with him have been placed in quarantine.

A few days back, 72 staff at the district hospital were placed under quarantine after a woman under treatment for pneumonia tested COVID-19 positive. The antigen tests for the staff is underway. Desk: Asianet Online