Hours after he escaped from a Covid-19 centre in Amalner in Maharashtra’s Jalgaon district on August 10, a 32-year-old man was discovered lifeless on highway, police mentioned on Tuesday.
The affected person, a resident of Wawade village within the north Maharashtra district, situated over 400 kms from right here, was admitted within the facility in Amalner tehsil on Monday morning, an official mentioned.
He mentioned medical doctors and hospital workers realised that the person had gone lacking on Monday as there was a heavy rush on the facility on Sunday when he had examined optimistic for coronavirus.
His physique was present in entrance of the Amalner municipal council constructing on Monday night, the official mentioned.
“About 40 sufferers had been being handled on the hospital whereas its precise capability is of 20 beds,” he mentioned, including that the hospital head filed a police grievance concerning the lacking affected person.
A neighborhood BJP chief alleged that it was not an remoted incident in Amalner.
A Covid-19 affected person had run away from Amalner rural healthcare centre and later killed in a highway accident, the chief claimed and demanded deployment of extra variety of police personnel on the facility.