Meerut’s CMO office closed for four days as top officers test Covid-19 positive

  • | Monday | 14th September, 2020

As almost all top officials involved in the battle against the virus tested positive, the office of Meerut’s chief medical officer (CMO) is shut four days for sanitisation.

Five medical officer, including two assistant chief medical officers and a deputy chief medical officer from the district of Meerut have tested Covid-19 positive over the last eight days.

As almost all top officials involved in the battle against the virus tested positive, the office of Meerut’s chief medical officer (CMO) is shut four days for sanitisation.

The monitoring and surveillance of Covid-19 cases in the district are also carried out from the office.

Dr Rajkumar, the chief medical officer, said the health authorities were now functioning from his camp office with the support of limited staff. He added detection of positive cases in the office created a scare among other staff members. “We are managing it somehow.”

The Covid-19 infection tally in the district has gone up to 6,121. They include 1,554 active cases. As many as 647 asymptomatic people are undergoing treatment in home isolation and 154 patients have died so far.



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