Maha: Civic building shut as doctor tests COVID-19 positive
Thane - The Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation''s administrative building in Thane district was closed on Wednesday, after a 40-year-old doctor from the health department tested positive for COVID-19, an official said.
In a release issued on Wednesday, the KDMC''s public relations officer Madhuri Phophale said the building would be sanitised as a doctor working with the health department in the premises had contracted the deadly infection.
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The civic authority has already started tracing all high-risk contacts of the infected doctor, she said.
Meanwhile the Indian Medical Association''s Thane chapter has expressed serious concerns over 10 doctors testing positive for COVID-19 in the city on Tuesday.
IMA Thane''s president Dr Dinkar Desai the 10 infected doctors were all general physicians and were undergoing treatment.