During the time the deaths had taken place, it was mandatory to segregate COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients, hence testing was done to avoid the spread of the disease, especially in hospital wards.
During the night, under the effect of alcohol, she beat her child with her hands and throttled her neck, killing her on the spot.
The mother had allegedly made the child inhale vapours from chilli powder mixed in hot water and then branded her to make her stop stealing.
It has been found that the woman had a love affair with the man and they wanted to get married but considered her three-year-old granddaughter a hindrance to their objective, police said.
The incident happened while the baby was lying on a bedsheet on the floor.
Earlier in the day, officials said 49 infants died between July 20 and August 21 in the Farrukhabad district hospital, most of them from "perinatal asphyxia".
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Building owner’s son says he rushed to girl’s help after the first fall, but the mother took her away and flung her off the building again.