Corona-negative Panipat patient's bid to escape hospital using bedsheets, IV sets proves fatal

Was admitted to Karnal facility with multiple ailments

Parveen Arora

Tribune News Service

Karnal, April 6

A 55-year-old suspected corona patient died after falling from the sixth floor of KCGMC hospital here as he tried to escape using a rope made of bedsheets and IV sets on Monday morning.

Deputy Commissioner Nishant Kumar Yadav confirmed he was a suspected corona patient and was in isolation ward. His samples were collected on Sunday and the report had come negative, he said.

The deceased has been identified as Shiv Charan of Noorpur village in Panipat. He was admitted here on April 1 with multiple ailments. He tried to escape from the hospital and fell from the sixth floor.

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