Dozens of UCSF Medical Center employees quarantined amid COVID-19 outbreak

UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco has actually quarantined lots of workers as it works to consist of a COVID-19 break out, TELEVISION station KPIX reported.

Kelly Gooch –
Thursday, October 29th, 2020

2 patients who were sharing a space at the healthcare facility and 3 workers caring for them tested favorable for COVID-19, UCSF Medical Center said, according to the report.

The hospital said it is working to figure out the initial source or specific sequence of the cases, has actually separated afflicted clients and staff members, and is working to identify, test and quarantine other potentially exposed individuals or those who are symptomatic.

Twenty-eight employees and 15 patients were quarantined as a preventative measure as of Oct. 28, according to ABC7 News.

” At this time, neither patient has signs of COVID-19 and the employees have only moderate symptoms. There is currently no evidence of infect extra patients or personnel on this system or others,” the hospital said in a statement cited by KPIX. “We have alerted the California and San Francisco departments of public health and are dealing with them to resolve this circumstance.”.

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