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No record of 65 deaths at Haridwar Covid facility | India News


DEHRADUN / HARIDWAR: The Uttarakhand state health department has sent a notice to Baba Barfani Hospital in Haridwar – established as a dedicated Covid healthcare center to serve patients during Kumbh – to hide the details of around 65 patients who died during treatment there between April 25 and May 12. seriously ”by the health department and an explanation is sought from the Haridwar CMO as well as hospital officials.
Sources told TOI that there have been 75 deaths at the hospital since it became operational as of April 1, when the Kumbh officially began. However, the hospital shared data on only 10 deaths with state authorities from the Covid control room.
When asked about it, Anshul Singh, the IAS officer who is currently the hospital’s nodal officer, said: “The lapse probably happened because the doctors who were uploading data were from UP and they went back to their original posts when Kumbh finished. “. He said: “Of the 65 deaths, 90% were critical and required ICU. The patents were mainly from Haridwar. ”

Times of India