Assuring the Excessive Courtroom of Bombay at Goa that services at Goa Medical School and Hospital (GMCH) are among the many finest Goa, the Advocate Common (AG) of the state on Monday stated sufferers are delaying coming to the hospital following media stories, to which the court docket stated this can be because of the occasions that passed off over the previous few days
The A-G stated this has had a “reverse impact” and important sufferers, who’re all referred to GMCH, are coming in at a late stage, making remedy troublesome. GMCH has been on the centre of a storm after a number of Covid sufferers died on the hospital, a lot of them allegedly as a result of interrupted oxygen provide.
Earlier, HC had noticed that the fabric positioned earlier than it confirmed that sufferers had suffered, and in some circumstances succumbed to, scarcity of oxygen. On Monday, a division bench led by Justice M S Sonak advised the A-G: “Hesitation of individuals could have one thing to do with what has occurred during the last five-six days. Movies (of hospital wards) have gone viral. Folks will naturally really feel that.”