Hospital in U’khand closed after pharmacist tests COVID positive

Pithoragarh: The District Hospital, Pithoragarh was closed for two days on Thursday after a pharmacist working at the facility tested positive for COVID-19.

“We have closed the hospital for two days as a precautionary measure. The pharmacist tested positive on Wednesday evening,” Chief Medical Officer, Pithoragarh, Harish Pant said.

However, the emergency ward of the hospital will remain operational with doctors attending to patients telephonically, he said.

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