Shamli (UP), June 23 (IANS) A middle-aged man admitted to the isolation ward of a government hospital in Shamli district in Uttar Pradesh has died, with his family alleging negligence on the part of the doctors.
According to officials, the man, who drives a taxi, was admitted to the hospital with cough and cold on Sunday and he died on Monday. His Covid-19 test report is yet to come in.
His wife has alleged that the doctors did not attend to him and he died without any treatment.
Chief Medical Officer Sanjay Bhatnagar, however, has denied the allegations, saying proper treatment was provided to the patient.
The family of the deceased staged a protest after which Shamli District Magistrate Jasjit Kaur said that an inquiry will be conducted into the matter and strict action will be taken against those found guilty.