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Thursday, 13 August 2020 8.28 PM IST

Nurse contracts COVID-19, forty children vaccinated under observation

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KOCHI: Forty children have been quarantined after a nurse tested positive for COVID-19 in Kochi. The children were vaccinated by this nurse and so they were asked to go into quarantine. Majority of them in quarantine are from Kalady Shreemoolanagaram sector. Their families have also been quarantined. The panchayat president said 70 children and their families have been quarantined. Six wards of the panchayat have been declared as containment zone.

She was a junior public health nurse of Chowara primary health centre. The symptoms were seen on her last Wednesday. She had vaccinated forty children on that day. Her husband has also tested positive. The contact list of the two are being prepared. The primary health centre where the nurse has been working is almost shut. The authorities have asked the employees to go into quarantine. Meantime, many representatives have come forward demanding to test their swab samples.

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