Alert- Death of COVID positive at IGMC, was admitted for orthopedic emergency

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June 14, 2020 at 0725 hours

A COVID -19 positive person died at IGMC on the night of June 13. As per initial information received the deceased person had come from Delhi. The person was found positive at IGMC where he passed away at around 2:30 to 3 AM in the morning, confirmed Deputy Commissioner Amit Kashyap. Other details of the deceased are unknown as IGMC Medical suprintendent was unavailable till the time of filing this report.

He had come to make some GUMTIS/Shed at Indian Institute of advance studies wherein while taking out things from the transport he got injured thereafter was taken to IGMC, confirmed DC Shimla.

He was admitted to IGMC late Saturday evening due to a fracture. IGMC officials on duty informed that he was brought to the state hospital in emergency wherein both surgical and orthopedic intervention was called for him,but he died early today morning.

As per protocol the areas where the person was treated should have been isolated immediately, however any official confirmation about the same is not received yet even after after repeatedly calling IGMC Medical suprintendent.

 

 

 

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