Heartbreaking- 24 Cancer patients are COVID positive at Army hospital in Delhi

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In a heartbreaking and shocking development, at least 24 Cancer patients¬† have been found positive for COVID-19 at the Indian Army’s Research and Referral Hospital in the national capital. All the 24 infected patients have now been shifted to the Army’s Base Hospital. The Army, however, has clarified that no serving doctor or medical staff at the Army hospital has been tested positive yet.

“Twenty four non-covid in-patients, including serving and retired military personnel and dependents, admitted in R&R Hospital, all from same oncology department, have tested positive for COVID-19 and shifted to Base Hospital, Delhi Cantonment,” a senior army officer said. Research and Referral hospital of the Indian army is a multi-speciality hospital where the President, the prime minister and other top dignitaries undergo treatment.