Nayagarh: A staff nurse of District Headquarters Hospital in Nayagarh has tested positive for COVID-19, informed Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) on Thursday.
She had come in contact with a COVID-19 infected person. The nurse is asymptomatic and has been shifted to a COVID hospital in Bhubaneswar for treatment, the CDMO said.
Doctors and staff of the hospital, who had come in contact with the nuse, have been placed under home quarantine. All wards of the hospital have been sanitized, the CDMO added.
Swab sample of the nurse was collected and sent for COVID-19 test seven days ago. The test results came yesterday.