Birpara 25th July: A doctor of Birpara State General Hospital in Alipurduar district of West Bengal was infected with the Corona virus. According to hospital sources on Saturday, the doctor infected with the Corona virus is a gynecologist. His Covid test report came positive in the truenat machine of Birpara Hospital. The doctor was rushed to Alipurduar District Covid Hospital for treatment.
An official of Birpara Hospital said that Birpara Hospital now has the necessary kits for COVID testing. At present, Truenat Machine is being used for testing. Meanwhile, many people have come in contact with the infected doctor till Friday. Naturally, the news that the hospital doctor had tested positive for COVID-19 spread panic in the area.
Bidyut Ghosh, Superintendent of Birpara State General Hospital said, “A list has been compiled identifying about 35 people who came in contact with the doctor. They are currently on home quarantine. Their saliva samples will be tested in five days.”