“I will tell you we will have more,” Del Rio said. “Transmission in Healthcare settings is well known with this virus.”
A spokeswoman for Grady reiterated that the nine “does not apply solely to healthcare workers at Grady.”
Gupta is a staff neurosurgeon at Emory Clinic. Emory University staffs physicians at Grady.
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It was not immediately clear how many of the nine that Gupta spoke of were at Grady, Atlanta’s biggest safety net hospital and level 1 trauma center.
Gupta read, interspersed with comments: “Guys, this is happening. We are now seeing droves of patients being admitted with COVID-19…nine doctors now sick with 20 more expected tomorrow. The nine doctors who were sick tested positive for the coronavirus.”