Once again, a patient hides information about her health and puts 18 officials at risk.

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The medical management of the San Juan de Dios hospital made a strong call to the user population to provide accurate information upon admission when asked about covid-19, for this omission the medical center has 21 officials in isolation, which affects the Provision of services.

The first 18 officials who were isolated by the first positive case have negative diagnoses, but must complete the 14 days of quarantine.

The general director, Ileana Balmaceda Arias, again, reiterated the responsibility of users to inform their admission to medical centers if there is a person with a health order for covid-19 in their family or if they have been in contact with confirmed persons or suspected by this disease.

This Saturday, July 4, the head of the OB / GYN section notified the Epidemiology Unit of a user valued in the HSJD Emergency Service, who tested positive for COVID and who had denied being a contact in a suspected or positive case as evidence in the EDUS.

The user was approached on July 2 in emergencies and she was indicated for control the following day in an obstetric ultrasound, on July 3 after the ultrasound, in the Emergency service, she mentioned that she was a case contact and that she had symptoms, so it was addressed and a screening was performed, which was positive.

For this reason, health personnel from the emergency gynecology and peri-neonatology section were exposed again, with the result of three other gynecology and obstetrics officials who were sent to home isolation when they were the user’s contact.

Given this situation, the medical management requested collaboration from the Calderón Guardia hospital for the care of pregnant women covid-19 positive with a scheduled caesarean, this because the approach to these patients involves special planning, the HCG has already carried out two caesarean sections, the San Juan de Dios is attending to pregnant women who enter due to emergencies and who are not positive-19.

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