Gynecologist Dr. Arijit Paul conducted cesarean delivery violating the government policies and covid norms. A patient tested covid positive after death, investigation going on against the doctor and the Gracewell Hospital at Silchar.
The incident comes to light after the death of a lady after 8 days of delivery. Soma Acharjee of 32 years a resident of Hailakandi district gave birth to a child on 20th July at Gracewell Hospital at Silchar. She was referred to Silchar Medical Collage & Hospital (SMCH) for deteriorating her health condition. She was tested for covid-19 as per norms at SMCH and detected covid positive but the patient had died before the result come.
The administration has launched an investigation against the doctor for violating government policies and covid norms in this regard. The administration has also raised its finger against the private nursing home Gracewell Hospital in this connection.
Notably, Dr. Arijit Paul is appointed as a Gynecologist at Satindra Mhan Dev Civil Hospital (SMDCH). He performed the operation in a private nursing home allegedly for profit making. He is under interrogation at isolation ward by the administration.