Aged man dies after getting COVID-19 vaccine shot in Bengal; household lodges police criticism

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

Elderly man dies after getting COVID-19 vaccine shot in Bengal; family lodges police complaint

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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 mentioned 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 mentioned.

“Dutta was administered the vaccine on Monday… He was having respiratory points at night time, and brought to hospital, the place he was declared useless after some time,” the official mentioned.

The particular person was reportedly affected by comorbidities, he added.

Later, a criticism was lodged by his relations, alleging the demise to be unnatural.

Dutta’s physique was despatched to Jalpaiguri State Normal Hospital for post-mortem, the official mentioned, 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 mentioned.

“Round 1,37,642 folks obtained 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 mentioned.

There was no opposed occasion following immunisation (AEFI) reported from wherever in West Bengal, the official mentioned.

Until Tuesday, 18.43 lakh folks have been vaccinated.

West Bengal registered yet another COVID-19 demise, pushing the toll to 10,281, a bulletin issued by the division mentioned.

The coronavirus tally mounted to five,77,026 with 188 contemporary circumstances, it mentioned.

The state now has 3,144 energetic circumstances, whereas 5,63,601 folks have recovered from the illness to date.

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