In a weird flip of occasions, the physique of a 42-year-old man who died at Hyderabad’s Gandhi Hospital and Medical School (GHMC), the place he had been admitted after testing constructive for the COVID-19 virus, has led to a confrontation between his household and hospital authorities.
Final week, on Could 16, the person’s spouse, Alampally Madhavi, and their two kids, had been discharged from the identical hospital after being handled for the novel coronavirus. On being discharged, she requested about her husband however was informed he was on ventilator.
As time handed and the hospital stopped responding to queries, a nervous spouse, believing her husband to be lacking, tweeted for assist and tagged Telangana minister KT Rama Rao.
“Hello K Taraka Rama Rao sir, Myself Madhavi w/o Madhusudhan (age: 42) living with two daughters in Vanasthalipuram. As our family members (were) suffering from coronavirus… admitted in Gandhi Hospital. After discharge, we all came back home except my husband,” she tweeted on Wednesday.
Lacking case of my husband at Gandhi hospital….
Hiya Okay. Taraka Rama Rao sir,
Myself madhavi w/o Madhusudhan(age:42) dwelling with two daughters in vanasthalipuram.
As our relations being affected by corona had admitted in Gandhi hospital & all of us had
— Alampally Madhavi (@AlampallyMadha3) May 20, 2020
In line with her tweets, Madhusudan was admitted to the King Koti Hospital earlier than being transferred to GHMC on April 30. “… then reported that my husband was not alive by May 1 and they said that the cremation process is … ” the second tweet learn.
Shortly afterwards, the superintendent at GHMC clarified that Madhusudan had certainly been admitted on the day talked about and died the next day, on Could 1.
The superintendent stated due process had been adopted, together with informing relations, and the physique was cremated by hospital authorities.
Madhavi, nonetheless, has stated she was not knowledgeable about her husband’s loss of life and nobody took her permission earlier than the cremation. She additionally stated no different relations had been notified concerning the identification course of.
She is now in search of proof of cremation and the return of his belongings.
Subsequently, the GHMC superintendent put out a word that stated Madhusudan suffered from bilateral pneumonia and acute respiratory misery syndrome earlier than succumbing to the COVID-19 virus. The superintendent stated the hospital usually performs cremation if the household just isn’t in a position to.
Hospital authorities additionally insisted they adopted due process and handed the physique over to the police.
15 members of the Alampally household reportedly contracted the illness after Madhusudan’s youthful brother obtained contaminated and the household went to hospital to go to him.