Jamshedpur, March 23: Amidst on going fear over rising cases of Covid-19, a 71-year-old man died at Tata Main Hospital about 48 hours taking the first dose of Covishield at the Seraikela-Kharsawan district.
Though the deceased identified as Chandradeo Singh died at the wee hours of Monday the matter came to limelight after the Seraikela-Kharsawan district administration shifted the body to MGM Medical College for autopsy by a medical board late on Monday night.
The medical board was set up on the request of Seraikela-Kharsawan deputy commissioner, Arawa Rajkamal so as to detect whether the elderly man died of post-vaccination complications.
The deceased who was a retired state government employee and husband of the Kandra panchayat mukhiya Sankari Singh had been Covid-19 vaccine at the panchayat-level health hub on March 20 morning.
“We are in state of shock as my husband fell sick few hours after the vaccination, but as his condition deteriorated, we got him admitted in the Tata Main Hospital on March 20 itself. Early on Monday morning, we were informed that my husband succumbed to his illness, “said the mukhiya Sankari Singh.
A senior official confirmed about this all. ” As per our information the deceased Chandradeo Singh had who was 70 plus had been vaccinated in Seraikela-Kharsawan district on March 20. Two days after the vaccination, he died at the Tata Main Hospital. As the matter is related to the Seraikela-Kharsawan district, the deputy commissioner of the district is looking after the matter,
A senior officer in the Seraikela-Kharsawan district administration confirmed that autopsy of Chandradeo Singh was done by a medical board at the MGM medical college late last night.