After the death of five patients admitted to the ICU of Lala Lajpat Rai Hospital (Hallet Hospital), one of the associated hospitals of Ganesh Shanker Vidyarthi Memorial Medical college in Kanpur, the bustle has been arrived. It is alleged by the kin of died patients that patients have died due to the failure of AC plant. however, the hospital staff though tried to provide relief to the patients by opening doors and windows of the ICU but as per the patient’s kin, it could not be of much help due to the intense heat waves prevailing in the region. At the same time, the Principal of Medical College, Dr. Navneet Kumar, has accepted this fact that AC plant was not working properly, it had not been working since Wednesday and he had given a written complaint in this regard to paramedical staff, but he has clearly denied that the death of the patients was due to poor condition.
Following the case of five deaths in 24 hours, district administration officers visited the hospital. Additional District Magistrate has said that the entire matter will be investigated. At the same time, no victim has been filed a complaint in this case so far. According to the one of the hospital official information, the two AC plants of the ICU of the hospital’s medicine department were poor from last five days. The incharge of nurses in the hospital had written a complaint about AC stopped working. In order to relieve the patients, the family of patients used the handmade fans.
According to the ICU in-charge Dr. Saurabh Agarwal said that in the last 24 hours, five patients have died, but not due to AC plant failure. Three patients died from heart attacks while two patients were serious. They were preparing to shift to the neurosurgery ICU late in the night.