According to a well being division official, a 38-year- previous man from Munger district who died at AIIMS, Patna, final week earlier than his take a look at outcomes confirmed that he was affected by COVID-19, was first admitted to the non-public hospital located in Khemnichak locality of town which has since been sealed.
The district administration ordered all docs, nurses and different workers of the power to be quarantined.
Samples of 13 folks working on the non-public hospital have been despatched for testing and the results of one which of the ward boy hailing from Jaganpura space within the metropolis was discovered constructive.
Efforts have been on to hint the opposite workers of the non-public hospital who can be quarantined as a precautionary measure and their samples might be despatched for testing, the official mentioned.
Notably, Bihar had reported zero coronavirus constructive instances till Sunday when the deceased affected person from Munger who had returned from Qatar the place he labored as a welder and a girl resident of town who’s admitted to AIIMS, Patna, examined constructive.
There has been a spike within the variety of instances since then with seven individuals testing constructive in lower than every week. On Thursday, two individuals a girl in her 40s and a 12-year- previous boy who lived in a home adjoining to that of the deceased affected person in Munger had examined constructive.
They have been despatched to a hospital in Bhagalpur for remedy. Samples of greater than 50 folks residing within the neighborhood, nevertheless, examined unfavorable.
Besides, two males of their 20s, each residents of various localities of Patna, one having returned from Scotland and the opposite from Gujarat, have examined constructive and are present process remedy at NMCH.
Till Thursday, 469 samples from throughout the state had been despatched for testing out of which 415 reported unfavorable and three have been rejected. Reports of the remaining have been awaited.
In the state capital, about 2000 individuals who returned from overseas or different components of the nation earlier than the nationwide lockdown got here into drive have been put in dwelling quarantine as a precautionary measure