Health worker takes swab sample for Covid-19 test
Health worker takes swab sample for Covid-19 test

Badnawar: Two deaths have exposed the state of health system in Dhar district. According to reports, alleged medical negligence at a private clinic claimed the life of a person while another person died due to lack of treatment in Dhar district.

A 45-year-old personís life from Saraswati colony was admitted to Sisodiya Clinic about a week back. The doctors at the clinic, violating administration guidelines, starts his treatment without even conducting his covid test.

A CT Scan revealed an infection in the patientís lungs. But, the†doctors continued his treatment without conducting his RT-PCR and did not informed administration about his condition.

On Wednesday evening, the patient's health started deteriorating. When his condition did not improve, doctors administered him drip and after some time they asked his kin to take him to another hospital citing that he was a Covid-19 patient. His kin took him to Ratlam, where he died early on Thursday.

In another incident, a 55-year-old person from Kanwan village in Badnawar tehsil died after he failed to get medical treatment on time.

He had tested positive and was rushed to the ICU here. But, as the ICU was fill, he was referred to the Covid Care Centre, where center in-charge Dr Chandrashekhar Patidar asked his family members to take him back to his placeósaying that he is doing well. Kin alleged that the doctor ignored the complaint of patient that he is facing†difficulty in breathing.

However, following the doctor's advice family members left for Kanwan, situated about 18-kilometer from Badnawar tehsil headquarters, but he died on the way.

The administration has asked all the private clinics to conduct Covid-19 test of patients before giving them admission, but private clinics continuously violating the norms, said a local.†

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