Banna Gupta, Health Minister of Jharkhand, took notice of the Chanho community health center incident in Ranchi, where a man was allegedly declared dead, but when his “body” was sent for post mortem, he was found to be alive on Wednesday.
Taking it to Twitter, Gupta informed, “I have directed the principal secretary of the health department to conduct an inquiry and submit a report on the Chanho community health center incident. Actions will be taken against those responsible after the inquiry report,”
चान्हो स्वास्थ्य केंद्र मामले में स्वास्थ्य विभाग के प्रधान सचिव को 3 दिनों में रिपोर्ट देने का निर्देश दिया हूँ, मामले की जांच रिपोर्ट आने के बाद दोषियों पर कार्यवाई की जाएगी @HemantSorenJMM
— Banna Gupta (@BannaGupta76) May 27, 2020
On the case front, the patient, Jeetendra Ornao who hails from Lohardaga district, was electrocuted on Tuesday. The patient was admissioned in Chanho Public Healthcare at 7:30 am after he came in contact with a high voltage wire while he was dismantling a tent in the village. The doctors declared him ‘dead on arrival’ and handed over to Chanho Police. Later, he was transferred to Rajendra Institue of Medical Science(RIMS) for post mortem.
The family members of the deceased man said the man collapsed again soon after and died, but he could have been saved.
Meanwhile, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the Jharkhand has increased to 438. The death toll has climbed to 4. At least 175 people have recovered from the disease in Jharkhand.
With 6,387 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, India’s count of Covid-19 rose to 1,51,767 today, 170 people have also died in the last 24 hours due to the infection. Among all states, Maharashtra has the highest number of Covid-19 cases with 54,758.