Hyderabad: Selfie video of 34-year-old man who succumbed to Covid-19 in a public hospital in Hyderabad, which went viral on social media, says he received no oxygen support even after s be complained of shortness of breath.
The incident that took place on Friday and the video surfaced on social networks and on Sunday aroused the indignation of users of social networks.
In the selfie video, the man hears that he is having trouble breathing because his fan has been removed. “They removed the ventilator and have not answered my call for three hours to provide oxygen support. My heart has stopped and only the lungs are working, but I’m unable to breathe, Dad. Goodbye dad. Goodbye, dad, “said the man in the short selfie video he had sent to his father from his bed at the government chest hospital in Erragadda in Hyderabad.
In the video to his father, the man says he has been in this state for three hours. Shortly after the video was sent, the man died.
Venkatesh, father of patient Ravi Kumar speaking to ANI by phone on Sunday said, “My 34-year-old son had a high fever and we took him to several hospitals in our area on June 23 but none admitted him. Then we went to NIMS where a doctor referred us to the Chest hospital in Erragadda. “
“On June 24, we admitted him to Chest hospital but even to Erragadda hospital, nobody treated my son, they did not even provide him with oxygen. Even after he asked, they didn’t give him oxygen and said they didn’t know what to do. On the early morning of June 26, Ravi sent me three videos and later I received a call from the hospital that he had died. “
Venkatesh said he received the COVID report indicating that Ravi was positive.
“The hospital called us around 2 am and said our son was gone,” said Venkatesh.
The father also alleged that the police did not allow the family inside the hospital when they went for testing.
“Police personnel did not allow us to enter Gandhi hospital when we went there for treatment. There are six people in our family and so far no one has come to test us. My son recorded a video saying that he was denied a ventilator for three hours straight, because of which he became critical and left this world. I am sad about the health response in the state “said Ravi’s father.
V Ravi Kumar is survived by his wife and two children.
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