New Delhi: A 45-year-old man was proclaimed dead following a road accident in Uttar Pradesh, but his family were surprised to discover he was still alive after spending the night in a hospital morgue's freezer.
After being hit by a motorcycle in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, Srikesh Kumar was brought to a hospital in a serious state. He was sent to a specialized healthcare centre, where the doctor proclaimed him dead upon his arrival, and then to a government hospital for a post-mortem on Friday.
"He was evaluated by a medical emergency technician. He found no indications of life and proclaimed him dead as a result "The hospital's medical supervisor, Rajendra Kumar, said AFP on Sunday. The police were notified, and the corpse was kept in the morgue freezer before his relatives arrived six hours later, according to the doctor.
"He was found alive when a police team and his family came over to start the paperwork for the autopsy," he continued. Mr Kumar said the 45-year-old was remained in a coma and was having more therapy. He went on to say, "This is nothing short of a miracle." An inquiry was undertaken to find out how the physicians proclaimed him dead by mistake.
Another similar incident like this occurred Patna, where Officials at Patna Medical College Hospital (PMCH) proclaimed a guy with a brain haemorrhage deceased and handed over a death certificate to his family. Nevertheless, his relatives persisted on seeing Kumar's face at the cremation and were astonished to discover that the dead corpse was not Kumar's. Upon further investigation, the families discovered that Kumar was in the hospital and that they had been given the body of some other patient.
Kumar's family was incensed by the occurrence and accused the medical personnel of incompetence. "Everyone in my family come back negative for coronavirus." For several days, my spouse has been nursing a fractured leg. How else could he test positive for the virus if he can't move an inch? How could they be wrong if the hospital is ignoring their patients?" Kumar's wife, Kavita, was quoted as saying.