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All surgeries at Rajavithi Hospital cancelled after pub-hopping neurosurgeon tests positive for Covid-19


A doctor from Rajavithi Hospital has tested positive for Covid-19 and is believed to have picked up the virus from a pub in the Ekkamai area.

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The hospital released a statement a medical personnel working in the neurosurgery ward was infected with Covid-19 and had a history of visiting pubs in Victory Monument and Ekkamai areas.

 

The Hospital Infection Control Committee has ordered the hospital to take the following measures:

 

• Refrain from accepting new patients and refer non-urgent cases.

 

• Close all operation theatres from Wednesday and only accept surgeries from April 19 onwards.

 

• No non-urgent surgeries or procedures to be done from Wednesday until April 18.

 

• All related areas to be given an ozone-based deep clean.

 

• All medical training courses to proceed as usual except for surgery.

 

Published : April 07, 2021

By : THE NATION