Guntur: A day after conducting a high-level review meeting with all heads of departments to ready the plan to tackle the Covid-19 situation, superintendent of Government General Hospital (GGH), Dr K Sudhakar went into home quarantine.
He has decided to keep away from the office from Sunday after a security guard in the office tested positive for Covid-19. The state government has asked deputy superintendent Dr Markandeyulu to act as in-charge superintendent till Sudhakar resumes duty.
Sources said that at least two doctors, two PG students and four staffers from GGH have also been tested positive for Covid-19. Already, the district medical and health officer (DMHO) Dr J Yasmin went into self-quarantine after several officials in her office tested positive. The state government appointed district TB officer Dr Ramesh as in-charge DMHO. — Samdani MN

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