Ballia: Corona suspect admitted in isolation ward of District Hospital, sent for sample investigation



A suspect in Corona, admitted to the isolation ward of Ballia District Hospital, died on Wednesday morning. This caused a stir in the district. The hospital administration has sent his body for postmortem as well as has been sent to Gorakhpur for sample examination. There is no positive corona case yet in Ballia.
It is said that the 65-year-old old resident of village Ubaun police station area used to work in fishing in Rajasthan. His work stopped in the lockdown involving Corona across the country and he got stuck there. After not getting any administrative help to return home, the old man along with seven other people from his area walked towards the house on foot. 
After traveling for several days, all reached the village on Tuesday evening. Meanwhile, the health of the old man started deteriorating. The villagers immediately informed the tehsildar Jitendra Singh. On arrival, the Tehsildar called for an ambulance and sent the old man to the district hospital. The seven people who accompanied him were sent to the Quarantine Center. 
On arrival at the district hospital, the doctor on emergency duty started treating the aged. The elderly had trouble breathing along with high fever and cough. Seeing a similar symptom to Corona, the old man was admitted to the isolation ward. Where he died on Wednesday morning while undergoing treatment. 
The hospital administration informed the incident to the Rapid Response Team of the Health Department while keeping the body of the aged in the post mortem house. The team reached the information and sent him to Gorakhpur Medical College for investigation.
According to CMS Dr. BP Singh, the old man was already a patient of TB. He had trouble breathing with fever, cough. The doctor admitted him to the isolation ward. The body has been sent for post-mortem along with sending samples and checking.




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