Five COVID-19 sufferers, who fled from a Nagpur-based government-run hospital whereas present process remedy, have been caught on Sunday, a senior official mentioned.
According to the Railway Protection Force (RPF) official, the 5 sufferers had run away from the power Sunday morning and boarded a practice to Bihar. They have been caught at Betul railway station in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh.
“A guard at the hospital informed the RPF about their escape, following which our personnel launched a search. One of the patients was a woman who had delivered a baby recently and had later tested positive for coronavirus,” he mentioned.
“After being tipped-off, the RPF team went through the CCTV footage, which revealed that they boarded the Bihar-bound Sanghamitra Express. Since the train had already left the Nagpur station, the Betul RPF unit was informed about these five infected passengers,” the official mentioned.
That unit instantly acted on it and the 5 sufferers have been introduced again to the Nagpur hospital in an ambulance from Betul, he mentioned.