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COVID19 patient's body found after 14 days at Sewri's TB hospital

Officials are speculated that the patient names Suryabhan Jadhav (27) might have died on the spot due to respiratory problems after going to the toilet. He was tested positive on September 30, and was missing since October 4, 2020.

COVID19 patient's body found after 14 days at Sewri's TB hospital
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Some shocking information came to light on Saturday, October 24, whereby the body of a missing coronavirus patient was found after 14 days in the toilet of Sewri-based TB hospital. Currently, the hospital serves as the COVID centre and with this negligence, officials have noted the service of the hospital and informed the municipality, post-which an inquiry has been ordered in this regard.

As per reports, the hospital administration received a complaint that the toilet at the TB hospital was smelling foul, and after the administration checked the same, a woman's body was found in the toilet in a bad condition, so much so that it is difficult to identify if the corpse was of a woman or a man.

Documents and records available at the hospital were immediately checked to identify of the body, and officials found a missing report of a COVID19 patient, which led to the development in the case. Reports stated that a 27-year-old patient named Suryabhan Yadav had been missing from the ward since October 4, 2020. In the past, several patients have tried to flee from the TB hospital and such incidents have been reported, however, no seriousness was shown by the administration. 

Suryabhan Yadav had tested positive for coronavirus and was admitted to the hospital on September 30. He was sent here on the recommendation from a doctor based in Goregaon. Jadhav did not give his address when he was admitted to the hospital, and the ward in which he was admitted had a total of 11 patients. Currently, it is being speculated that Suryabhan Jadhav might have died on the spot due to respiratory problems after going to the toilet. 

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has taken a note of this negligence by the hospital administration. A high-level inquiry into the matter has also been ordered. Furthermore, notices have been issued to about 40 employees working in the ward and a committee has also been constituted by the Public Health Department on October 22, 2020, to investigate the incident. The seven-member committee, headed by the Deputy Executive Health Officer (Special Hospital), has been directed to submit its report within three to four days. Proceedings will follow post the submission of the report.

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