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Five staff members at Karachi’s Civil Hospital contract coronavirus

A doctor and four paramedics have contracted the virus in the past 30 days.

Civil-HospitalThe staff had contact with a coronavirus positive patient outside the hospital - OyeYeah News
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Five staff members at Karachi’s Civil Hospital have contracted the coronavirus.

Dr. Khadim Qureshi, medical superintendent of the hospital, has announced that a doctor and four paramedics have contracted the virus in the past 30 days.

The staff had contact with a coronavirus positive patient outside the hospital, according to the medical superintendent.

One of the staff members operated on surgical ward 4, while the test was taken before surgery and after the surgery, they were put on the ventilator in the ICU.

When their test came out positive they were shifted to the COVID ICU and the regular ward was sealed for disinfection.

All the staff working in surgical ward 4 are now being told to take necessary precautions and have themselves tested for the virus.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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