Six more fully-inoculated staff from Lucknow's King George's Medical University test COVID-19 positive
In the past three days, 39 KGMU doctors have tested positive for COVID-19, including the vice-chancellor and medical superintendent who both received full doses of vaccine
Lucknow: A total of six staffers working in the office of the King George's Medical University vice-chancellor tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday despite having received both shots of the vaccine, a senior doctor said.
This comes a day after the KGMU's vice-chancellor himself was found having the infection. KGMU VC Lieutenant General (Retired) Dr Bipin Puri too had got both shots of the anti-Covid vaccine.
"Six persons working in the office of the KGMU vice-chancellor tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday. All of them are on non-medical posts, the doctor said.
He added that all of them had already been inoculated with both doses of the anti-Covid vaccine.
The doctor had on Tuesday said as many as 39 KGMU doctors, including its vice-chancellor, have tested positive for COVID-19 .
"KGMU Vice-Chancellor Lieutenant General (Retired) Dr Bipin Puri tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, while medical superintendent, Prof D Himanshu, tested positive for COVID-19 a day earlier, the doctor had said on Tuesday.
In the last three days, 39 doctors of KGMU have tested positive for COVID-19 . Both the vice-chancellor and medical superintendent have got both the doses of anti-Covid vaccine," he had said.
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