A 59-year-old employee of Indian Railways who is posted at the Nizamuddin station in Delhi has been tested positive for coronavirus. The man has a few months left for retirement.
According to the Northern Railways, he was undergoing treatment at Central Hospital of Northern Railway, due to which 15 employees including doctors have also been infected in this hospital. This employee came to the hospital on 31 March and thereafter on 2 April due to poor health. Initially, there were no traces of coronavirus in him.
Deepak Kumar, Public Relations Officer of Northern Railway, said, "On April 2, when the man came to be hospitalised, the doctors suggested him to undergo MRI and CT scan tests. On 6 April, when his report came, he was found positive for coronavirus. The patient has been sent to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital."
Meanwhile, all 15 people of the Northern Railway Central Hospital, who came in contact with the corona-affected railway staff, have been kept in isolation. These people include doctors and nurses.
The infected railway staff works as a supervisor at the Nizamuddin railway station, hence, doesn't come in direct contact with the people.
(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)
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