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Uttar Pradesh: COVID-19 patient from Tablighi Jamaat spits on doctor in Kanpur

The patient allegedly created ruckus at the Sarsaul Community Health Centre in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city, where he had been quarantined.

Published: 06th April 2020 02:02 PM  |   Last Updated: 06th April 2020 03:02 PM   |  A+A-

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By IANS

KANPUR: A 33-year-old man from Meerut, who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat meeting in Delhi last month and had tested positive for COVID-19, allegedly created ruckus at the Sarsaul Community Health Centre in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city, where he had been quarantined.

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He was shifted here from the Rama Medical college in Mandhana in Kanpur. "Not only, he created ruckus, but he spat on a doctor and bolted the room from inside demanding better hospitality," said Medical Superintendent SL Verma.

The matter escalated to such an extent that the police had to be called in to control the patient. The man who had come to the city recently, had attended the Tablighi Jamaat meeting in Delhi. "On Friday, he was put under quarantine at the Rama Medical college as a precautionary measure," said the health official.

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  • nitin

    this is corona jihad .
    1 month ago reply
  • Bharatiya

    There are handful of doctors seeing cases all day and you expect to be treated in a hotel or hospital. Just sedate him for 14 days.
    1 month ago reply
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