Case Against COVID Doctor, Mizoram Hospital Staff For Playing 'Futsal'

The contaminated physician is present process therapy for COVID-19 (Representational)


A case towards a physician, who was treating COVID-19 sufferers at a state-run hospital and later discovered optimistic, and two different medical employees was registered on Thursday for defying lockdown and flouting security guidelines by enjoying futsal, police stated.

The FIR was filed towards the physician, working in Zoram Medical School (ZMC), and the 2 staffers of Metropolis hospital and Grace Nursing House and Analysis Centre at Bawnkawn police station on a grievance by activist Vanramchhuangi alias Ruatfela Nu.

In her grievance, Ruatfela stated {that a} part of the media reported that the physician, who examined optimistic for COVID-19 on Monday, was enjoying futsal with the 2 different individuals that very night in Durtlang Leitan locality right here.

The administrations of the 2 hospitals have additionally been included within the FIR.

Futsal (also called ftsal or footsal) is a ball sport performed on a tough court docket, smaller than a soccer pitch, and primarily indoors. It is analogous to five-a-side soccer.

The contaminated physician is present process therapy for COVID-19 at ZMC, well being division officers stated.

The state authorities served a present trigger discover to the physician in the course of the day searching for clarification on why he stepped exterior at a time when he ought to keep self isolation, official sources stated.

Ruatfela alleged that the physician was coping with COVID-19 sufferers and pattern assortment earlier than he examined optimistic, including he was ready for his swab take a look at consequence.

She demanded authorized motion towards the physician for “appearing in unscrupulously method to unfold the lethal virus and endangering the security of others”.

She additionally claimed that the administration of the 2 hospitals allowed their employees to organise sports activities occasions regardless of curfew and thus disrespected the federal government order.

Nonetheless, Grace Nursing House and Analysis Centre, managing director Johny Zahmingthat denied that the sports activities occasion was organised by the administration.

He stated that staffers of the 2 hospitals held a pleasant match on their very own and invited the physician as he had as soon as labored on the analysis centre.


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