Seeking negative COVID test report, group of tourists assault duty doctors, hospital staff
Baramulla: In a case of violence against healthcare professionals, 2 doctors and 2 staff members of Sub District Hospital (SDH) Tangmarg on COVID duty were physically assaulted by a group of tourists on Wednesday who were allegedly demanding a negative COVID test report, which is required to visit some tourist destinations
Seeking immediate action against the erring tourists, an official complaint has been filed by the hospital authority at Police Station Tangmarg against the incident.
When the hospital informed them that it would take more time to issue the COVID test reports, the tourists entered into a verbal conflict with the on duty doctors and staff demanding the prompt issuance of the report. As per a recent media report in TOI, they were allegedly asking for a negative Covid test report.
Soon they resorted to violence and assaulted the doctors and the staff while damaging the hospital property