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Coronavirus | Doctor tests positive


A 39-year-old doctor treating patients at the COVID-19 wing of Government Rajaji Hospital here tested positive on Friday making her the first medical professional to contract the infection in Madurai.

Apart from her, another person arriving from Uttar Pradesh tested positive too. With these cases, the total number of cases from Madurai stands at 226.

Tamil Nadu Government Doctors Association president K. Senthil said the doctors were always stressed the importance of the right procedure of donning and doffing personal protection equipment (PPE). “We are continuously asking them to be cautious. Many say wearing the PPE, including face shields, is ...


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