Covid 19 suspects flee from Rainawari hospital during protest, brought back

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 3/29/2020 12:31:44 AM

One doctor terminated from service, another suspended

SRINAGAR, Mar 28: Authorities have terminated a doctor and suspended another for showing negligence in their duties towards Covid-19 suspects admitted at JLNM hospital Rainawari here.
Directorate of health services Kashmir (DHSK) has issued a formal order in this regard. Reports said DHSK has terminated a Microbiologist Dr Mariaya Jeelani with immediate effect.
"You were asked to attend your duties immediately, keeping in view the prevailing disaster the Covid-19 outbreak in Valley which you failed to comply with and it created lot of inconvenience to the patients and hospital administration. Hence your contractual services hired as Microbiologist are hereby terminated with immediate effect," the order reads.
Reports added that directorate of health services also placed another medico under suspension. She has been identified as Dr Safina Gul, the daughter of senior National Conference leader Mubarak Gul.
Pertinently, there was ruckus at Rainawari Hospital this morning when attendants of Covid-19 suspects protested against the non availability of doctors and lack of facilities in the hospital. They allegedly damaged equipments and broke windows and doors. A couple of Covid-19 suspects had left the hospital but were brought back by police.



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