COVID19 Deceased Person Visited Our Hospital Yesterday: MM Hospital
Yaseen Shabaz Malik
Baramulla, Apr 7: With the 3rd death of a COVID19 patient in Ut Jammu Kashmir and 1st death from Gundjehangir village of Hajin region on Tuesday. Maqbool Memorial Hospital, a private hospital in Palhallan pattan of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district issued advisory, appealing general people to avoid visiting the hospital and prevent spreading the novel Coronavirus in the region, as the deceased person has visited the hospital yesterday.
On Tuesday a 60-year old man died at SMHS Hospital Srinagar after he was positive for Covid 19. Soon after the news flashed on social media, MM hospital stationed at Palhallan issued issued the advisory in general public, refraining from visit the hospital as the patient has come to the hospital for treatment yesterday.
An order reads that, “All those who visited MM hospital Palhallan since yesterday are advised to be in home quarantine and take highest level of precautions or contact administration for quarantining”.
Meanwhile, on Tuesday MM hospital fumigated the whole building and put all the exposed contacts in isolation.
However When contacted to MM hospital authorities they said that “the deceased visited our hospital with high load of coughing and asked to do an X-ray and a test after completion of treatment his reports shows he has symptoms of pneumonia”.
“In the meantime we advised him to visit SMHS hospital where doctors took his samples for testing due to worsened condition and today his report came positive and died due to coronavirus” he adds.
Meanwhile, Tehsildar pattan assured that there is need to panic as all the people who had a direct contact with the deceased in hospital have been put in quarantine and the rest contact history is being traced.