Covid-19 optimistic sufferers had been housed at a COVID care centre in US Nagar’s Pantnagar staged a protest in opposition to the dearth of the amenities and accused authorities of offering them substandard meals.
The district Justice of the Peace (DM) US Nagar has arrange an inquiry into the matter and despatched senior officers to the centre, an official stated.
“I’ve despatched sub-divisional Justice of the Peace (SDM) and chief medical officer (CMO) to speak to the protesting COVID-19 sufferers. Motion shall be taken in opposition to the accused if allegations are discovered real,” stated Ranjana Rajguru, DM, US Nagar.
Visvesarayya Bhawan, a hostel constructing of Pantnagar College has been transformed right into a COVID care centre in Pantnagar. Round 160 males, ladies and kids from Khatima, Transit Camp (Rudrapur) and different locations have been housed there for therapy.
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These COVID-19 optimistic individuals got here out of the hostel constructing with utensils on Tuesday morning and staged a protest on the porch, an official stated.
They alleged an absence of amenities and substandard meals being served to them. Additionally they alleged bathrooms within the centre had been in a really unhygienic situation. A few of them claimed that they had been asymptomatic and such they need to be despatched to their respective houses as per the brand new pointers for dwelling isolation of asymptomatic sufferers.
The protesters additionally alleged that neither well being officers nor any officer had come to hearken to their grievances. Police personnel rushed the spot and tried to calm them and guaranteed them of higher amenities. Protester ended their protest after an hour on the reassurance of police personnel, stated official.