Azamgarh Dy CMO tested positive
Azamgarh: The nodal officer for COVID and deputy chief medical officer of Azamgarh district along with his wife have been tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday. The office of chief medical officer was sealed for 24 hours.
According to the CMO Dr AK Mishra, eight new cases of COVID-19 positive were found in the district. A deputy CMO, who was also the nodal officer for COVID-19 and his wife were also among them. The deputy CMO had not been coming to his office for five days due to some skin problem. But, as precautionary measure entire CMO office had been sealed for 24 hours for proper sanitisation.
Other patients include a medical store owner and his two family members of Sidhari area, a salesman of a medical store of Phoolpur and two persons of Lalpur and Mirzapur blocks. With it the total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Azamgarh has reached to 227 of which 167 have recovered, while seven patients had died. Presently, there are 53 active cases in the district.