Bihar’s Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) hospital on Wednesday admitted 18 suspected patients of coronavirus. Now it has been reported that 10 of these people belong to the same family, who hail from Pandarak, a flood-based district of Patna.
According to reports, a relative came to visit his house from Saudi Arabia. Due to which all the family members got an infection.
All family members are kept under a doctor’s supervision. Apart from this, people from abroad in Nalanda are also being investigated for coronavirus. These people came from China, Malaysia and Nepal.
According to reports, the civil surgeon reported that a family man from Pandarak arrived in Muscat, Saudi Arabia on 20 February. The villagers reported it after showing signs of flu. Taking cognizance of this, the entire family was admitted to PMCH as a precautionary measure.
The hospital’s nodal officer, Dr Purnanand Jha, said that to confirm the apprehension, a sample of two random family members has been sent to RMRI for examination. If any corona is confirmed, then other family members and those who come in contact with them will also be investigated.
At the same time, despite being kept in the isolation ward late in the evening, the family members started creating a ruckus when they were not taken a sample for examination.
He was pressurizing them to conduct an inquiry citing the name of a prominent leader. District magistrate Dr Kumar Ravi, civil surgeon Dr Rajkishore Chaudhary and other officials reached the PMCH to explain the information and see the building for isolation ward to be constructed in the Department of Skin Diseases.