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63-year-old Harish Panchal reached the health center on Friday. During this time, he fell and got a head injury. – File Photo
In Nalasopara, adjacent to Mumbai, an elderly person who came to register for the vaccine died. 63-year-old Harish Panchal reached the health center on Friday. During this time, he fell down senselessly. He suffered a head injury and died on the spot. His friend who accompanied Harish has accused the Municipal Corporation of negligence.
Harish Panchal went to the Nalasopara health center adjoining Mumbai to register.
First there was restlessness, then fell on the floor
Harish Panchal lived in Patankar Park in Nalasopara (West). At around 10 am on Friday, he reached the health center to register for vaccination. People present on the spot say that Harish remained standing in line for about 1 hour outside the center.
Meanwhile, he felt restless. After some time he fell on the floor. As soon as he fell on the ground, his head hit a stone in the room and he started bleeding. He was then taken to the Public Health Center at Tullinj in Nalasopara (East). The doctors there declared him dead.
Elderly people were suffering from diabetes
Medical Health Officer of Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation, Dr. Surekha Walke said that the elderly were suffering from diabetes. The body has been sent for post-mortem to ascertain the cause of his death. After the death of the elderly, his corona test has also been done. However, it has not been reported yet.
Vaccination center accused of not having facilities
After Harish’s death, his friend and Tarachand Mehta, who was with him, said that Babusinh Raj Purohit, a social worker, had filed an application in the municipality on March 10 for lack of proper facilities at the health center. Due to not being shed outside, the elderly have to stand in the sun for a long time. There is no proper arrangement for sitting here. Standing for long enough, Harish got dizzy and fell down.
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