Mumbai hospital death : Seven more patients, including four children, died at Maharashtra’s Nanded government hospital late last night after 24 deaths in 24 hours. This takes the death toll at Shankarrao Chavan Government Hospital to 31 in the last 48 hours. Of those 31 patients, 16 were infants or children. No fewer than 71 patients are known to remain in critical condition at the hospital.
Hospital dean Dr Shyamrao Wakode has denied allegations of medical negligence. He also said that there was no shortage of medicines or doctors and stressed that despite proper treatment, patients did not undergo treatment.
Hasan Mushrif, the minister of Maharashtra’s medical education, is en route to Nanded. I’m heading to Nanded,” he declared in a statement to the news agency ANI. It shouldn’t have occurred like this. There were plenty of doctors and medications available. Every fatality will be looked into, and anyone found guilty of negligence will be punished.
A senior Maharashtra government official said about Mumbai hospital death a commission has been formed to investigate the deaths. “A three-member expert committee has been constituted from Chhatrapati Sambhaji Nagar district to submit the report. I will personally visit the hospital to review the situation,” Director Medical Education and Research Dr Dilip Mhaisekar told news agency PTI. yesterday
The deaths in the government hospital triggered a sharp attack by the opposition against the state government led by Eknath Shinde.
Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge called for a detailed inquiry about Mumbai hospital death,saying the incident was “very painful, serious and disturbing”. Kharge also cited a similar incident in August at a Thane government hospital where 18 patients died in a short span of time.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attacked the BJP for mumbai hospital death, which is part of the ruling coalition in Maharashtra. “The BJP government spends thousands of crores on advertisements but no money to buy medicines for children?” he asked in a message to X.
Maharashtra Congress leader and former chief minister Ashok Chavan said the Eknath Shinde government should take up the matter and provide immediate relief to the Nanded hospital.
Speaking to the media yesterday, the dean of the hospital said that 12 newborns in the age group of 0-3 days who died in the hospital between September 30 and October 1 was “very low”. . “The children’s ward has 142 admissions, of which 42 are still critical. There is oxygen and ventilators. The patients are from neighbouring areas including Hingoli, Parbhani and Washim. Some are from neighbouring villages in Telangana,” he said. .
– Among the 12 adults who lost their lives, there were five men and seven women. Four adults had heart problems, one had unknown poisoning, one had liver problems, two had kidney problems and one had pregnancy complications. There have been three accidents,” the Nanded district administration said in a statement.