TUTH’s 38 health workers quarantined after a girl test positive for COVID-19
KATHMANDU, May 14: After a six-year-old girl undergoing treatment at the TU Teaching Hospital (TUTH) was tested positive for the COVID-19, 38 health workers including doctors and nurses who had come in contact with her have been placed in quarantine.
The girl was receiving treatment at the neuro ward for the past six days and had come in contact with the health workers. She was brought to TUTH from Kapilvastu for treatment.
All five neuro patients in the ward have been placed in isolation in a quarantine facility set up at Ganeshman Singh building.
Meanwhile, the throat swab samples of all 38 health workers have been collected for coronavirus screening.