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Noida: Coronavirus Pateints Molested By Patient In Hospital's Isolation Ward
The woman and the doctor had tested positive for coronavirus last week, according to officials.
Noida: Coronavirus Patients In Hospital's Isolation Ward Molested By Patient
New Delhi: In Noida, in a private hospital a doctor admitted has been accused of sexually harassing a patient in his isolation ward, where both were undergoing treatment for coronavirus said the police.
The woman(20) in her complaint to the police alleged that the incident took place on Monday and based on that a case was filed at the local expressway police station, they said.
As per the senior police official an investigation is underway and there might be lapses on the part of the hospital which allegedly admitted a man and a woman in the same isolation wards, in violation of the norms. According to the officials, the woman and the doctor had tested positive for coronavirus last week.
The Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police, Noida, Ranvijay Singh said that "The woman was in the isolation ward of the private hospital. There was a man, a medical practitioner, who too was infected with coronavirus and was sharing the ward with her".
On being informed the police immediately lodged a case and initiated a probe into the matter.
"There appears to be some irresponsibility on part of the hospital too. We are communicating with the medical departments to check whether the patients were being kept in accordance with the guidelines," Mr. Singh said. All necessary action will be taken as per the truth that will emerge after a thorough investigation," Mr. Singh said.
(Inputs from PTI)