Namesake Confusion: Doctors mistakenly discharged two Covid-19 patients from quarantine in UP
Soon after the novel coronavirus patients were discharged by mistake, a team reached their houses and brought them back to the quarantine centre.
Bareilly: A shocking incident has emerged from Moradabad Amidst the Corona disaster,On Thursday evening the health department mistakenly discharged two Covid-19 patients from a quarantine centre as their names were similar to two other persons who tested negative, in the same ward.
On Friday, after realising their mistake, a medical team brought the two individuals back to the quarantine centre. On Thursday evening, as soon as the test report arrived, doctors discharged the two men after confusion due to similar names.
Meanwhile, district magistrate RK Singh said that no action was initiated against the doctors as it was a “human error that was timely rectified.”
With one more fresh case having tested positive, the total number of Covid-19 positive cases in Moradabad has now reached 96.
The DM said, “Covid warriors are braving the odds tirelessly. Soon after the novel coronavirus patients were discharged by mistake, a team reached their houses and brought them back to the quarantine centre.”
The CMO said, “It was indeed a mistake, and an enquiry headed by the additional director of health has been set up. Appropriate action would be taken after the enquiry report comes.”