Health employee ‘slaps’ girl affected person in Maharashtra hospital; probe on

Latur, August 10

A coronavirus optimistic girl present process therapy at a authorities hospital right here in Maharashtra was allegedly slapped by a well being employee, her son claimed, prompting the district administration to order a probe.

An official mentioned on Monday a committee has been set as much as probe the matter.

The alleged incident got here to gentle when an audio clip, by which the girl is purportedly heard telling her son concerning the assault on August 8, surfaced on social media.

The 55-year-old girl is heard telling her son that the well being employee slapped her when she requested him to change on oxygen provide as she was feeling uneasy.

Her son mentioned his mom narrated the incident when he phoned her to investigate about her well being.

The girl, a resident of Sakol village in Shiroor Anantpal tehsil of Latur district, was admitted to the federal government hospital on August 7 after she examined optimistic for coronavirus the identical day, he mentioned.

Dr Mohan Doibale, dean, Vilasrao Deshmukh Government Medical Sciences Institute, mentioned on Monday no such incident has been captured by CCTV cameras, however a four-member probe committee has been constituted on order of the district administration.

District Collector G Sreekanth has ordered a probe.

As per the order, we’ve shaped a committee of 4 members to probe the matter,” mentioned Doibale, whose institute manages the hospital.

I advised District Collector G Sreekanth concerning the incident and he assured me to hunt a probe within the matter.

Also, I’ve forwarded a grievance by e-mail to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray,” the girl’s son mentioned.

The girl was later shifted to a Solapur-based non-public hospital, the place her situation is vital, mentioned her son. PTI


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