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NDMC Municipal Health Officer Tests Positive for Coronavirus

New Delhi: A doctor attends a patient who has come for a check-up at Flu Corner in Charak Palika Hospital during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at Moti Bagh, in New Delhi, Sunday, April 12, 2020. NDMC has designed and constructed 24x7 Flu Corner. (PTI)

New Delhi: A doctor attends a patient who has come for a check-up at Flu Corner in Charak Palika Hospital during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at Moti Bagh, in New Delhi, Sunday, April 12, 2020. NDMC has designed and constructed 24x7 Flu Corner. (PTI)

Many civic officials, doctors, nurses, sanitation workers and other staffers of the municipal corporations in Delhi have tested positive till date.

  • PTI New Delhi
  • Last Updated: June 13, 2020, 3:48 PM IST
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The municipal health officer of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) on Saturday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is admitted to a private hospital here.

Dr Ashok Rawat said he got to know about the infection on Friday.

"Yes, I have tested positive for COVID-19. We are in the frontline of this battle, so chances of such people getting infected is higher. I have got myself admitted to a private hospital," he said.

Many civic officials, doctors, nurses, sanitation workers and other staffers of the municipal corporations in Delhi have tested positive till date.

A junior engineer employed with NDMC died of COVID-19 on June 1.

In the South Delhi Municipal Corporation, a sanitation worker succumbed to the disease in late May.

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