Forty-seven workers members of a medical faculty hooked up to Aligarh Muslim University had been quarantined after they got here in touch with a coronavirus affected person, an official mentioned on Tuesday.
The authorities at AMU’s Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College have additionally suspended a physician for negligence after he allegedly referred the affected person to the emergency wing of its hospital as a substitute of the isolation facility.
The district authorities have served a discover on the establishment to clarify the lapse.
They additionally cancelled the licence of a diagnostic centre the place the affected person obtained his X-ray finished three days in the past on the advice of a non-public physician who was treating him for chest-related issues for the previous a number of days.
Chief Superintendent of the AMU hospital Prof Shahid Siddiqi mentioned the workers members, together with eight docs, had inadvertently got here in touch with the person, who was delivered to there on Monday in a severe situation.
The man, in his 40s, was referred to the hospital’s emergency division by Dr Anjum Chugtai after preliminary examination, for which he has been suspended for negligence, as per a medical faculty notification.
He, alongside together with his total household, has been quarantined.
Meanwhile, District Magistrate Chandra Bhushan Singh mentioned they’ve despatched a discover to the medical faculty hospital to clarify how the affected person landed on the emergency wing as a substitute of the isolation facility.
The hospital authorities have been requested to clarify why the matter was not instantly delivered to the discover of the district administration when the affected person with coronavirus signs was admitted.
The DM mentioned the licence of Mittal Diagnostics has been cancelled for not informing the district authorities in regards to the X-ray report of the affected person.
The district heath authorities and the medical faculty additionally held a gathering on Monday in a bid to streamline the process for attending to suspected coronavirus instances.
There are presently two confirmed instances of coronavirus on this district and the district authorities have enforced in depth precautionary measures for the prevention of any main outbreak.
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