A 38-year-old day by day wage earner affected by coronavirus died right here after allegedly being denied therapy by three hospitals which refused to confess him citing unavailability of ICU beds.
Dehradun Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Anoop Dimri mentioned a report on the incident has been sought from the hospitals, including that applicable motion might be taken after the report is obtained.
The hospitals in query are Government Doon Medical College, Shri Mahant Indresh Hospital and Himalayan Hospital, Jollygrant on the outskirts of the town, he mentioned. The day by day wage earner was taken to a non-public hospital on Saharanpur highway on Friday after he skilled issue in respiration. He examined constructive for COVID-19 and was referred to the Government Doon Medical College (GDMC) because the personal hospital was not a COVID facility, in line with members of the family of the deceased.
However, GDMC refused to confess the person saying it didn’t have Intensive Care Units (ICU) beds. The household then took him again residence, however when his situation worsened on Saturday he was taken to Himalayan Hospital, Jollygrant which additionally turned him away on the identical grounds, the household alleged. The household then took him to Shri Mahant Indresh Hospital in Dehradun which additionally expressed its incapacity to take him in providing the identical motive.
The household then approached former Congress MLA Raj Kumar who helped the person get admitted at GDMC the place he succumbed quickly after admission on Saturday. The former legislator mentioned the incident has uncovered the callous method by which COVID-19 instances had been being dealt with within the state and demanded compensation for the household of the deceased in addition to stern motion towards the hospital authorities.
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