Aged man dies after getting COVID-19 vaccine shot in Bengal; household lodges police criticism
Krishna Dutta (64), a businessman from Jalpaiguri district, died at a neighborhood hospital, the place he was rushed to after he complained of breathlessness
Kolkata: A senior citizen in West Bengal’s Dhupguri space died allegedly after being administered the Covishield vaccine, prompting his relations to lodge a police criticism, an official stated on Tuesday.
Krishna Dutta (64), a businessman from Jalpaiguri district, died at a neighborhood hospital, the place he was rushed to after he complained of breathlessness, he stated.
“Dutta was administered the vaccine on Monday… He was having respiratory points at evening, and brought to hospital, the place he was declared lifeless after some time,” the official stated.
The particular person was reportedly affected by comorbidities, he added.
Later, a criticism was lodged by his relations, alleging the loss of life to be unnatural.
Dutta’s physique was despatched to Jalpaiguri State Basic Hospital for post-mortem, the official stated, including, investigation is underway.
In the meantime, a complete of 1,60,435 folks have been inoculated throughout the state on Tuesday, a well being division official stated.
“Round 1,37,642 folks acquired the primary dose and 22,793 got the second dose. Out of them, 54,782 have been within the age group of 60 and above, whereas 19,234 have been within the 45-59 age bracket,” he stated.
There was no hostile occasion following immunisation (AEFI) reported from anyplace in West Bengal, the official stated.
Until Tuesday, 18.43 lakh folks have been vaccinated.
West Bengal registered another COVID-19 loss of life, pushing the toll to 10,281, a bulletin issued by the division stated.
The coronavirus tally mounted to five,77,026 with 188 recent circumstances, it stated.
The state now has 3,144 energetic circumstances, whereas 5,63,601 folks have recovered from the illness up to now.
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