Odisha: COVID Duty Doctor found Dead inside Hotel Room
Keonjhar: A 55-year-old doctor associated with a Covid-19 hospital in Odisha was recently found dead inside a hotel room.
The reason behind the doctor's death was preliminarily unknown, however, as per the Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO), after the autopsy report it was confirmed that the medical practitioner had succumbed to cardiac arrest.
As per various media accounts, the doctor has been identified as a resident of Jamada village of Mayurbhanj district who was staying in Prince Hotel located near the Keonjhar branch of the State Bank of India.
On December 6, the doctor was sleeping in his hotel room. However, he did not open the door of his room in the morning. Despite the staff of the hotel trying to wake him up and calling him several times, there was no response from the medical practitioner. Finally, they opened the door to find the doctor dead inside the room.
Thereafter, the owner of the hotel informed the police about the incident, following which the body was seized for post-mortem by the cops.
Sambad English reports that after registering a case of unnatural death, the body was taken to Keonjhar District Headquarters Hospital for autopsy.
The CDMO told Prameya News, "After the auto-spy, it was confirmed that the doctor had died of cardiac attack".
A person familiar with the doctor has informed Sambad English that the late doctor was last seen at the Covid hospital located in Ranki, where he had been working. Police have informed the family of the late doctor about the unfortunate incident.