|COVID-19 victim’s family alleges negligence by Sikkim hospital|
GANGTOK, Oct 7 - The family members of a deceased COVID-19 patient, Munna Gurung, have alleged that the State-run STNM Hospital here did not inform the family about his last rites.
The last rites were performed at a city cremation ground at Jalipool by the authorities on Tuesday, while the family missed the funeral. The aggrieved family members have alleged negligence by the hospital authorities and demanded a clarification on the issue.
The deceased son, Bikash Gurung, informed media persons that there was miscommunication from the hospital authority. However, the hospital is yet to issue any official statement in this regard.