MUMBAI: Wockhardt Hospital in Mumbai has shut down and declared a containment zone after 26 nurses and three doctors tested positive for coronavirus in the last couple of days.
The hospital has been declared as one of the hotspots of coronavirus by the government of India.
Maharashtra health department officials have formed a probe to investigate the unprecedented spike in the number of cases and rapid spread of COVID-19 at the Wockhardt Hospital.
All patients currently admitted to the hospital had tested twice and resulted negative.
The hospital management is surprised as to how the doctors and nurses contracted the coronavirus disease when not a single patient has been affected by the virus.
Local government has decided to keep all patients admitted to the hospital in quarantine.
(with inputs from Agencies)