3 Doctors, 4 Nurses Test COVID Positive In VIMSAR-Burla; OPD Shut Till July 19

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Sambalpur: At least three doctors and four nurses of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) in Burla of Sambalpur district have tested positive for novel Coronavirus.

This was informed by VIMSAR director Lalit Kumar Meher on Wednesday.

While the Out Patient Department (OPD) of VIMSAR was closed yesterday, it was announced today that the OPD will remain out of bounds till July 19.

In the larger public interest and in view to contain the spread of Covid-19 cases, the Sambalpur district administration has imposed the following restrictions on the functioning of VIMSAR, Burla from July 15 to 19.

1- All routine OPD’s of the hospital are hereby closed.

2- All routine Surgery is hereby closed.

3- Casualty & Emergency surgery is allowed to function during the period of restriction.

4- Only Referral & Emergency cases are to be admitted in the hospital.

5- During the period sanitization of the VIMSAR premises will be done by Fire Dept.

6- Only one attendant is to be allowed to accompany the patient.

7- Wearing of Mask in the hospital premises is mandatory for all staffs, patients & attendant.

8- Proper Infection Prevention protocols of COVID- 19 are to be ensured at all levels.Sambalpur: The Out Patient Department (OPD) of Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR) in Burla of Sambalpur district has been closed till July 19.

This apart, fine will be imposed on the person violating the above rule.

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