Berhampur: A private hospital in Odisha’s Berhampur town was today sealed over death of a woman patient allegedly due to medical negligence.
Ganjam district administration sealed Gurudev Hospital here in the presence of the sub-collector. Officials of the administration had earlier raided the hospital.
The woman patient, identified as Aiswarya Singh Deo (24), was admitted to the hospital on February 17 after she complained of stomach ache. She was later diagnosed with appendicitis. Doctors at the hospital then carried out an operation but the woman died while being taken out of the operation theatre.
Kin of the deceased alleged that administration of high doses of anesthesia to the woman led to her death. Relatives of the woman and locals had staged protest demanding cancellation of the hospital’s licence.