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Hyderabad: Coronavirus Pateint Sends Heart-Breaking Video To Family Before Death
The hospital authorities, however, denied that there was any negligence. They said he died of cardiac complications.
Hyderabad: Coronavirus Patient Sends Heart-Breaking Video To Family Before Death
New Delhi: In Hyderabad, a video of 34 years lod dying man giving his last message to his father from a government hospital has triggered people amid the coronavirus pandemic. In a heart-wrenching selfie video a young man who is a coronavirus patient complaining of the negligence of state-run hospital in Hyderabad.
The man's father said that the man was finally admitted to the Hyderabad on Wednesday after at least 10 private hospitals refused admission.
"Though I told them that I can't breathe, they removed the ventilator. I am fed up. It''s been three hours, daddy. It''s like my heart has stopped beating. Bye daddy bye. Bye everyone," said the man in the video.
As per the family pf P.Ravi Kumar(34) he died soon after he recorded the selfie video on June 26.
Father of Ravi,Mr. P Venkteshwarlu said that they shared the video so that the world knows what''s happening in hospitals. "No other family should go through this ordeal," he said.
However, the hospital authorities denied that there was any negligence. As per the hospital authorities, he died of cardiac complications.
They said the patient was given medicines and put on supplementary oxygen but he developed heart-related complications.
Dr. Mahboob Khan the hospital superintend clarified that the patient was not put on a ventilator and hence was incorrect to say that it was removed. According to him, Ravi Kumar was suffering from a condition called myocarditis.
As per the hospital superintendent heart related complication is being observed in some younger patients infected by a coronavirus.
Mr. Ravi Kumar had returned home two years ago after working in Saudi Arabia for 10 years and has been living with his parents.
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Venkateshwarlu said his son started complaining of breathlessness on June 23. He took him from one hospital to another but no one admitted him. "We went to 11 hospitals but they refused to admit without a Coronavirus test," he recalled.
The next day he took Ravi to a private lab and gave a sample for the COVID-19 test. The same night his condition started worsening and his father took him to Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) but authorities there told him to go to Chest Hospital. He was finally admitted to that hospital.
Venkateshwarlu was staying in the hospital premises and said that his son sent him a selfie video late on the night of Juen 26. He watched this around 2.30 a.m. and went inside the ward but by then his son had breathed his last.
The hospital authorities handed over the dead body to the family to perform the last rite. Whereas the report which came later in the day shows him to be coronavirus positive.
The authorities have quarantine his family members and were gathering information about the 30 people who attended the funeral.
The deceased is survived by his wife, and two children, a 12-year-old daughter, and a nine-year-old son.