Kalamassery patient death: Nursing officer suspended following leaked voice clip
Thiruvananthapuram: The nursing officer of Kalamasserry Medical College was suspended following the leaked voice clip in which it was alleged that a patient died due to shortage of oxygen. The action was taken as part of health department’s preliminary investigation into the incident.
Health minister KK Shailaja stated that she instructed the Director of Health Education to submit a report on the incident after conducting a detailed investigation.
The voice clip that was circulated on social media in the name of the nursing officer claimed that Fort Kochi native Harris died due to the negligence of the health workers and not due to COVID-19. It was stated in the voice clip that a lot of people have lost their lives due to carelessness and that Harris died as his ventilator tubes were misplaced.