Sunderbani hospital, Pvt Nursing home ‘sealed’ for sanitization | KNO

Area put under tight curbs
Sunderbani hospital, Pvt Nursing home ‘sealed’ for sanitization | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Rajouri, June 01 (KNO): Authorities on Monday ‘sealed’ a government hospital and a private nursing home in Sunderbani area of Rajouri district after a man admitted at the twin places was tested positive for Coronavirus. The authorities have also imposed tight curbs in the entire area. District Magistrate, Rajouri, Mohammad Nazir Sheikh told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that a man hailing from a village of Sunderbani has been tested positive. “He was taken to Sunderbani hospital and then to a private nursing home in the town two days back after some health related issues. He was later taken to GMC Jammu where his samples were taken and was tested positive for Coronavirus,” DM Rajouri said. He added that as the patient visited Sunderbani Sub District Hospital (SDH) as well as a private hospital, both the health institutions have been ‘sealed’ for sanitization. “We are going to sanitize both the health institutions and doctors in the government hospital shall be quarantined whereas replacement of doctors shall also be provided by tomorrow,” DM said. He further divulged that entire Sunderbani town and peripheral areas have been put in tight restrictions. “Man is not having any travel history and now we are trying to ascertain the possible source of Coronavirus transmission,” DM informed. Meanwhile, two more Army personnel were tested positive for Coronavirus in Rajouri, taking the total number of infected patients in the district to six. “Two more Army personnel have been tested positive and both are in Army institution,” he informed—(KNO)