Chhattisgarh: Covid patient asks for sanitizer, covid centre staff asks him to use urine instead
By Lokmat English Desk | Published: May 12, 2021 04:46 PM2021-05-12T16:46:51+5:302021-05-12T16:51:43+5:30
India is currently dealing with a devastating second Covid-19 wave that has swept through the nation, crushing the country's ...
India is currently dealing with a devastating second Covid-19 wave that has swept through the nation, crushing the country's health infrastructure and overburdening frontline medical workers. The number of corona victims and the death toll is increasing day by day. Various measures are being taken to prevent corona infection.
Due to increase in covid cases many patient are not able to get beds in hospitals. Many are not getting treatment on time. While covid patients need help in this situation, some of the officers appear to be talking to them very rudely, abusing them.
A similar shocking incident has taken place in Dhamtari, Chhattisgarh. Corona patients undergoing treatment at the Covid Center in Dhamtari asked the panchayat secretary for sanitizer and soap to wash their hands. The secretary replied very rudely. He advised Corona patients to use urine. The patient got angry due to the rude remark made by the Panchayat Secretary. Both of them got into a fight and created ruckus at the covid centre.
The shocking incident took place in Latiyara Panchayat of Dhamtari. Six patients are being kept in isolation at the Covid Center here. Two or three days ago, the patients were given a bottle of soap and sanitizer. However, patients were not given soap or sanitizer after it was finihed. The patient called the Panchayat Secretary to complain about it.They demanded sanitizer from the secretary.At that time, the angry secretary gave rude answers.
As there was no sanitizer, the patients in Covid Center demanded sanitizer from the Panchayat Secretary. The Panchayat Secretary gave a disgusting advice that everyone should fill a urine bottle and use the same as a sanitizer. Upon hearing this answer, the patient became angry and created ruckus at the Covid Center. The Panchayat Secretary later admitted his mistake and apologized to the patients.Open in app