Woman dies after Covid jab in Rourkela

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Woman dies after Covid jab in Rourkela

Sunday, 20 June 2021 | PNS | ROURKELA

A 32-year-old woman died allegedly after she was administered the Covid-19 vaccine in Rourkela of Sundargarh district on June 17.

The deceased Kabita Dantali of Magini Basti under the Plant Site police station had been administered the dose at the Gurudwara Road Covid vaccination centre.

On June 18, she developed some health problems and was admitted to the Rourkela Government Hospital (RGH), where she succumbed while undergoing treatment.

Family members of Kabita alleged that she died due to the side-effects of the vaccine.

Meanwhile, as per the Central guidelines on such allegations of deaths after vaccination, the woman’s body has been sent to the Burla medical college hospital for postmortem.

"The details can be said only after receiving the postmortem report," said Sundargarh CDMO Saroj Mishra. The Plant Site Police have registered a case in connection with the incident after receiving a death memo from the RGH and started an investigation.

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