HYDERABAD: A woman, who had developed post-delivery health complications at Government Maternity Hospital in Sultan Bazaar here, died on Saturday. She was the third woman to die after developing complications at the same hospital. Two had died on Thursday.
Doctors said that the woman, Archana, had left the hospital after developing complications. “She got admitted in a private hospital,” said a doctor.
On Thursday, at least four women suffered from heavy bleeding after giving birth at the same Government Maternity Hospital, also known as Sultan Bazaar hospital. Two of them died on Thursday, one on Saturday and the fourth one is under constant medical attention at Acute Medical Care (AMC) unit at Osmania General Hospital. Doctors at Sultan Bazaar Hospital said that swab samples from the hospital bed-sheets, floor and other infrastructure had tested negative for infection.
Apart from these, another woman died at Modern Government Maternity Hospital at Petlaburj here after giving birth to a stillborn baby. Doctors there said her case was a high-risk one and there was no negligence on their side.
At the maternity hospital in Sultan Bazaar, where high-risk and extremely high-risk cases are attended to, caesarean surgeries have been put on hold and such cases are being referred to state-run Niloufer Hospital.