3-Day-Old Baby Dies In Tripura Covid Ward, Family Blames Swab For Test

The state Congress on Thursday took out a protest march (Representational)


A 3-day-old child died within the Tripura capital Agartala’s authorities hospital on Wednesday after – the household alleged – a nurse inserted nasal swab to take samples for its coronavirus check.

The incident befell within the GB Pant authorities hospital, which is town’s greatest COVID-19 therapy facility.

The household alleged {that a} nurse had come to take the samples of the toddler after the mom examined constructive for the lethal an infection Wednesday afternoon. Nevertheless, quickly after she inserted the cotton swabs, the child started bleeding from the nostril, they stated, including it died the identical day.

“They need to not have taken the pattern with the delicacy it required to deal with a three-day-old toddler and will have broken a vein inside as a result of the kid began bleeding which did not cease,” one of many members of the family stated.

The household has alleged that medical negligence of the docs and well being employees induced the toddler’s loss of life.

“The kid had examined damaging. His Covid check was finished. Nevertheless, we can not verify the explanation behind his loss of life,” the state nodal officer for Covid, Dr Depp Debbarma, instructed NDTV.

The state Congress on Thursday took out a protest march towards the alleged medical negligence, demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Biplab Deb, who additionally takes care of the well being portfolio.


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