The National Cancer Center Hospital in Chuo-ku, Tokyo has stopped accepting inpatients in a ward where two nurses are working, as two nurses were infected with the new coronavirus.
The infection was confirmed by female nurses in their twenties and thirties who work at the National Cancer Center Hospital.
According to the hospital, the two did not feel the sense of taste or smell and were consulted, but the cause was unknown and the doctor was told to the hospital and tested for viruses. On 27th, the infection with the new coronavirus was confirmed. That is.
They work in a ward where patients with breast cancer are hospitalized, have no symptoms such as fever, and are currently recuperating at home.
This is the first time that the National Cancer Center has confirmed the infection of staff, and the hospital has decided that nurses working in the same ward will be on standby at home and will conduct virus tests on 150 people including inpatients and doctors. You.
In addition, it means that the hospital ward where the two employees worked has stopped accepting new inpatients.
“I had employees check their health before working, but they couldn’t check their taste and olfaction. I want to confirm and work on further measures. “