Guntur district Collector Samuel Anand mentioned the precise reason for the ASHA employee’s demise can be revealed solely after a autopsy however maintained that not a single Adverse Event Following Immunisation was reported within the district.

PTI, Amaravati

PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 02:43 PM IST

An ASHA employee died within the Government General Hospital in Guntur in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday together with her fellow employees alleging that she died following coronavirus vaccination.

Guntur district Collector Samuel Anand mentioned the precise reason for the ASHA employee’s demise can be revealed solely after a autopsy however maintained that not a single Adverse Event Following Immunisation was reported within the district as 10,099 healthcare workers have been vaccinated within the first eight days.

ASHA employees staged an illustration in entrance of the GGH demanding {that a} compensation of 50 lakh be paid to the deceased’s household.

A pacesetter of the Centre of Indian Trade Unions that led the protest picked up an argument with the district Collector when he visited the hospital to console the members of the family of the deceased.

The Collector mentioned he would ship a proposal to the state authorities for fee of compensation to the ASHA employee’s kin, on the strains of that paid to frontline well being employees who succumbed to Covid-19.

He additionally promised a home web site moreover a job to an eligible member of the household.

The 44-year previous ASHA employee complained of extreme headache and fever on January 22, three days after she took a shot of the coronavirus vaccine.

“We first took her to a private hospital and later shifted to the GGH as her condition worsened. She was a very fit person and rendered tireless service during COVID-19 time,” the ASHA employee’s brother mentioned.

He denied that she suffered a mind stroke as was being mentioned by the GGH docs.

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