Almost 50 per cent of the full coronavirus an infection deaths in Gujarat up to now have been reported from the Ahmedabad civil hospital, incomes it the doubtful distinction of being the “COVID-19 graveyard”.
Out of the full 749 COVID-19 deaths reported throughout Gujarat up to now, as many as 351 sufferers succumbed to the illness within the Ahmedabad civil hospital situated in Aswara space, as per the info shared by the town civic physique, reported information company Press Belief of India.
The opposite authorities services the place coronavirus sufferers are being handled in Ahmedabad are the Sola civil hospital and the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (SVP) Hospital.
The principle civil hospital, situated in Asarwa space, is taken into account as one of many greatest civic-run medical services in Asia. It has allotted 1,200 beds to deal with COVID-19 sufferers.
Until Wednesday, 351 COVID-19 sufferers died on the civil hospital in Aswara whereas 338 have up to now been discharged from there after restoration, in keeping with knowledge supplied by the Ahmedabad Municipal Company.
In addition to, 120 sufferers died in SVP Hospital whereas 935 have been given discharge from there.
At Sola civil hospital, 29 COVID-19 sufferers have up to now died and 53 have recovered from the illness.
Congress MLA from Ahmedabad Gyasuddin Shaikh on Tuesday raised questions on the excessive mortality and low discharge charge on the civil hospital, and sought the intervention of the Nationwide Human Rights Fee (NHRC) within the matter.
In a letter to the NHRC, Mr Shaikh alleged that negligence and improper remedy given to COVID-19 sufferers within the Ahmedabad civil hospital is resulting in excessive variety of deaths.
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