COVID patient dies after jumping out of window in PGI
Chandigarh, April 29, 2021:
A 42-year-old COVID positive patient died on Thursday after he jumped out of a window of the room in PGI, Chandigarh.
As per the official statement of PGI, Vinod Kumar, a resident of Panchkula, was admitted in PGIMER -Chandigarh on April 11. He was a COVID-19 positive and was under treatment for Post-COVID fungal pneumonia. He was adequately treated in RICU and was shifted to Room No. 24 (private ward 4D) on April 28. On April 29, the patient jumped out of the window of his room at around 12:05 PM. immediately after that he was taken to emergency, where he was declared dead at 12:26 PM. It is pertinent to mention here that the patient was already on treatment for anxiety from the psychiatry department also.