Cuttack: A Covid patient who was shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack from Balasore was allegedly left unattended for nearly 12 hours.
As per available information, a man from Balasore was admitted to the hospital after poison was traced in his body. However, the mandatory Covid testing revealed that the person has also been infected by coronavirus.
Though he was admitted to the hospital at around 7 pm on Thursday, as per the allegations levelled by the patient’s family members, he was left unattended at the casualty ward of the hospital since 9 pm.
Reportedly, patient’s family members also claimed to have approached the medical authorities but in vain.
As the man’s condition is deteriorating every passing hour, his family members have demanded that that the hospital authorities should bear the responsibility if the patient succumbs due to the alleged negligence, sources said.