Bhubaneswar: An employee of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar has tested positive for COVID-19, hospital sources said today.
The staffer tested positive for the virus on June 15 and has been admitted to AIIMS here for treatment. All high-risk contacts have been quarantined and tested for detection of COVID-19 as per the guidelines, sources said.
Earlier, five employees of the institute– one on June 3 and four others on June 9– had tested positive for the virus. All of them were admitted to COVID ward of AIIMS.
Till date, swab samples of more than 300 healthcare workers of AIIMS, Bhubaneswar have been tested, sources added.