Tribune News Service
Rewari, August 20
With the entry-exit factors to the Civil Hospital right here waterlogged, sufferers and their attendants haven’t any choice however to threat their lives by scaling the boundary wall to get contained in the well being facility.
The hazard has been compounded by a transformer put in adjoining to the wall with its cables hanging precariously. A 49-year-old affected person was electrocuted two years in the past after coming involved with the transformer. Though iron-fencing was executed over the wall after the incident, it lies damaged at the moment.
As the hospital is positioned in a low-lying space, water accumulates at a number of factors on the premises even after average rain. “Scaling the wall is the only option to enter or exit the hospital, else one has to wade through muddy water,” claimed Harish, an attendant.
Dr Sarvjit Thapar, Senior Medical Officer, maintained that they had put in high-power motors with capability to pump out water. “But people can’t wait even that much and prefer jumping over the wall,” he stated, including that the transformer had been put in at a distance from the wall.