Doctor tested COVID-19 positive in Cuttack

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Cuttack: A doctor engaged at the City Hospital in Cuttack has been tested COVID-19 positive. This is the maiden incident in which a frontline health professional has been infected with the deadly virus.

According to reports, the doctor, a resident of CDA area, had visited Kendrapara on May 11 to bring back his wife, who will also undergo COVID-19 testing. He remained in home quarantine and developed symptoms on May 20.

Reportedly, he has been shifted to Ashwini COVID Hospital in Cuttack, and officials concerned have started contact tracing.

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