Pregnant woman without RT-PCR test result denied treatment in 4 hospitals, loses twins
Four hospitals allegedly refused to treat the pregnant woman because she did not have an RT-PCR test result proving she was free of Covid-19
Malappuram: A pregnant woman lost her twins as she did not have an RT-PCR test result proving she was free of COVID-19. Sahla Thasneem of Malappuram was allegedly denied treatment at four hospitals on September 26.
The hospitals allegedly said that the pregnant woman did not have an RT-PCR test result proving she was free of COVID-19. Due to this, after a delay of 14 hours she received treatment at the Government Medical College Hospital (GMCH) in Kozhikode.
However, doctors declared the twins dead on September 27.
Her husband told the media that his wife's due date was October 26, but she had some pregnancy-related pain.
As four hospitals denied treatment, the woman's husband had to make her undergo an antigen test, which showed she was coronavirus negative.
Then a scan was conducted in which it was found that the babies’ hearts were not beating.
The woman was rushed to Kozhikode MCH around 3pm and taken to the labour room at 3:30pm. But doctors declared the twins dead at 5:45pm.