Pune: 30 nurses of Ruby Hall quarantined after one nurse found Coronavirus Positive

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Pune, April 12, 2020:  A total of 30 nurses have been put under quarantine at Ruby Hall Hospital after a 45-year-old nurse working here tested positive for COVID19.

Sanjay Pathare, Director, Medical Services, Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune, said that the nurse who has been tested positive had recently returned from leave and after she felt mild symptoms she was tested for COVID19 in which she was found positive.

Meanwhile, as per the information available Pune district health officer, the total number of Coronavirus Positive patients has reached 282 till 5 pm today. A total of 29 of them have died, while 38 have been cured and discharged from hospitals. Therefore, there are 215 active cases in the district.

Two patients died at Sassoon hospital during treatment today. They include a 58-year-old woman from Sangamwadi and a 56-year-old woman from Somwar Peth. They were also suffering other ailments besides being Coronavirus positive.

There has been an increase of 918 new #COVID19 cases and 31 deaths in last 24 hours across the country taking India’s total number of #Coronavirus positive cases to 8447 (including 7409 active cases, 765 cured/ discharged/ migrated and 273 deaths), according to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. According to sources, till now, around 90 doctors, nurses and paramedics staff have tested positive for #COVID19 across the country.