New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) After 21 staffers of the Delhi State Cancer Institute, three patients admitted to the hospital also tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday.
After several staff members tested positive, the hospital decided to test the patients as well.
According to the administration, at least three patients have been tested positive so far, while reports of others are awaited.
The hospital is not for COVID-19 treatment and is finding the source of the infection.
So far, total 21 staff, including three doctors, one sanitation worker and 17 nursing staff have been tested positive, with the hospital saying most of the staff tested positive were asymptomatic.
Delhi has so far reported 720 coronavirus cases.