84 doctors test positive in massive COVID outbreak at Patna hospital

Reported By:DNA Web Team| Edited By: DNA Web Team |Source: DNA webdesk |Updated: Jan 02, 2022, 11:33 PM IST

194 senior and junior doctors were tested for COVID-19 today (January 2) at the Nalanda Medical College Hospital (NMCH) in Patna. 84 of them returned a positive test indicating a significant outbreak in the major hospital in Bihar’s capital.

On Sunday, Bihar recorded 352 new cases including the ones at NMCH. As per the latest official data, the state’s total active cases have spiked up to 1,074 due to the sudden surge. Bihar had recorded 281 and 158 new cases on Saturday (January 1) and Friday (December 31) respectively.

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