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Two nursing officers at Delhi State Cancer Institution have been confirmed positive for coronavirus after they were tested basis their contact history with the doctor who was tested positive on 31st March.

The hospital was shut for a day on 1 April for sanitisation after the doctor was tested positive for COVID-19.

Earlier, two Mohalla Clinic doctors were tested positive with coronavirus in last week of March. One of them was tested COVID-19 positive after he came in contact with a woman who returned from Saudi Arabia, at his clinic in northeast Delhi.

Along with the doctor, his wife and daughter also got infected.

Another doctor in Babarpur's community clinic also tested positive with the novel coronavirus on Tuesday.

The number of cases in Delhi went up by 141 on Thursday, the highest single-day increase in the national capital and the second-highest in the country. The total number of cases is now 295.

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