‘1,135 Healthcare Workers Tested Covid +ve After Attending To Patients Without Protective Gear'

Millennium Post Delhi|June 02, 2020

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‘1,135 Healthcare Workers Tested Covid +ve After Attending To Patients Without Protective Gear'
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Abhinay Lakshman

NEW DELHI: As the Central government continued to insist that there is more than enough protective equipment available for healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 battle, data from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has now shown that at least 1,135 healthcare workers across the nation have contracted the disease after attending to COVID-19 patients without adequate protective gear.

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June 02, 2020