Had referred Hathras gang rape victim to AIIMS, no idea why she was admitted to Safdarjung hospital: Aligarh medical college principal
"We are not in a position to explain as to why the patient was taken to the Safarjung hospital in New Delhi when we had referred her to the AIIMS," Professor Shahid Ali Siddiqui said.
The body of the 19-year-old Dalit woman, who died in Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital on Tuesday, a fortnight after she was gang-raped, was cremated in Hathras in the early hours of Wednesday.
There were heated arguments between and the protestors and police personnel outside the hospital. The woman was gang-raped a fortnight ago.
Delhi recorded its highest single-day spike of 1,295 fresh COVID-19 cases on Sunday, taking the tally to 19,844, as the death toll due to the disease mounted to 473, authorities said.
Explaining further, Dr Kishore stated that in India the majority of cases are asymptomatic, mild or moderate cases and cases with severe complications are very less.
Lack of physical exercise for a prolonged period of time like the ongoing lockdown can affect your bone and joint health, besides other health problems, doctors say.
This comes as the country is under a 21-day lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus, which has claimed the lives of 68 people and infected a total of 2,902 people.
The 23-year-old physiotherapy intern was brutally gangraped in a moving bus by six men, including a juvenile, on the night of December 16, 2012.
The man was brought by the airport authorities as a coronavirus suspect and was immediately put in the isolation ward, hospital sources said.
According to the medical protocol, he has been shifted to an isolation facility at the Safdarjung Hospital here for further medical examination and recovery.