Noida, April 8 -- A 20-year-old nurse from the dialysis department of a private hospital in Sector 62 has been found to be positive for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

This is the first case of a medical professional getting infected with SARS-CoV-2 in the district. The woman is a resident of Maujpur in Delhi but is working with the Noida hospital. The total number of positive cases in the district stand at 58.

The matter came to light after a lab technician of the hospital was found positive for the infection in Delhi. Thereafter, samples of the woman and other medical staff were taken last week. The girl was living in a paying guest(PG) accommodation with a friend in Sector 62 since the lockdown was announc...