• June 15, 2021

Agra hospital in controversy to be sealed, sufferers being shifted, Well being Information, ET HealthWorld

Jun 8, 2021

Agra: The Paras hospital in Agra is being sealed following the demise of twenty-two sufferers reportedly on account of a scarcity of oxygen.

The district administration has taken this resolution after investigation on Tuesday afternoon.

District Justice of the Peace Prabhu N. Singh stated {that a} case shall be registered in opposition to the hospital below the Epidemic Act.

There are 55 sufferers admitted within the hospital, who shall be shifted to a different medical facility by the workforce of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO).

The District Justice of the Peace stated that each one the deaths within the hospital are being audited individually by the CMO’s workforce. He stated that feedback within the viral video unfold worry among the many common public. This act shouldn’t be good in a pandemic, he stated.

Alternatively, the hospital administration denied that any mock drill had been finished to cease oxygen.

In the meantime, in an announcement launched on Tuesday afternoon, Paras Healthcare has additional clarified that ‘Shree Paras Hospital’ which is a neighborhood hospital within the metropolis of Agra, has no affiliation with the Paras Hospitals Group in any method.

The assertion stated that media studies referred to the hospital as Paras Hospital as an alternative of Shree Paras Hospital which is unnecessarily having a unfavourable impression on the picture of the reputed healthcare group.

The matter highlighting the hospital’s lapse got here to gentle after a video surfaced on Tuesday wherein the hospital proprietor is heard saying that it was a “mock drill”.

The purported video exhibits a physician admitting that 22 individuals died after he shut oxygen for fives minutes in the course of the mock drill.

Earlier on Tuesday, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi had demanded strict motion in opposition to these answerable for the deaths.

“There’s an acute scarcity of oxygen and humanity in BJP rule. There ought to be strict motion in opposition to these answerable for the heinous crime. My condolences are with the relations of the deceased on this hour of grief,” the previous Congress President wrote on Twitter.

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