Woman delivers child whereas standing in queue for Covid take a look at

Lucknow, July 7

A pregnant 22-year-old lady, who was refused admission to the Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences (RMLIMS) until she cleared the corona take a look at, delivered her child whereas standing in queue for the take a look at on Monday.

Palak was in labour when she arrived on the hospital however was requested to go to the triage space the place checks are finished by way of the TruNat machine.

She may barely stand and when her amniotic sac ruptured, she collapsed and delivered the child on the spot.

The incident led to panic and the medical workers shifted the lady and the new child to a ward.

The institute has ordered an investigation and a school member and two senior and two junior residents of the obstetrics and gynaecology division have been requested to go off obligation.

The lady’s husband, Raman Dixit, a day by day wager, advised reporters that Palak was 9 months’ pregnant and labour pains began on Monday after which he rushed her to the hospital.

“However, staff in the emergency ward of gynaecology did not admit her saying that as per protocol, she first needed to undergo a Covid-19 test. The test costs Rs 1,500 and I was not carrying enough cash. I made my wife stand along with a relative in the queue for the Covid-19 test and went home to bring the money. When I returned, I found that my wife had already given birth to a boy and was admitted to the ward,” mentioned Raman.

Dr Srikesh Singh, spokesperson of RMLIMS, mentioned the lady and her child are doing tremendous.

Officiating director of RMLIMS, Prof Nuzhat Hussain, mentioned, “A three-member committee will submit its report on the incident in three days. Till then, the five staff members will remain off duty. The head of obstetrics and gynaecology has been asked to explain why instead of providing emergency care when the woman was in labour pain, she was sent for Covid-19 testing.” IANS

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