Bhubaneswar: As many as 27 COVID cases have been detected from a private hospital in Odisha capital, official sources said today.
The cases were detected from Blue Wheel Hospital at Mancheswar in the city. Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) authorities today sealed the hospital for violation of COVID-19 guidelines of the state government.
A show-case notice has also been issued to the hospital, sources said.
Blue Wheel Hospital, Mancheswar has been sealed by BMC authority today because of violation of #COVID19 guidelines of Govt.
As on 23/6/2020, twenty seven positive cases has been detected from this hospital.
Show cause has also been issued to the hospital. pic.twitter.com/6aDYD7DbSQ
— BMC (@bmcbbsr) June 24, 2020
After detection of the cases, all the direct contacts have been quarantined and tested. Premises of the health facility has been sanitized to contain the further possibility of the spread of the virus.
Most of the cases are employees of the hospital while the rest staffers have been quarantined and tested, sources added.