IIT Roorkee Student quarantined in hostel declared dead: Uttarakhand

  • | Thursday | 15th April, 2021

The health department has been agitated by the continuous increase in Corona cases in Roorkee. In contrast, people in the market are not following the Corona Guideline. One is neither applying a mask nor following physical distance. 

A student of Quarantine MTech Second Year was found unconscious under suspicious circumstances in his hostel room at IIT Roorkee. He was referred to the institute`s hospital and then to the civil hospital.

Here doctors declared him dead. It is being told that his RTPCR investigation report came negative after coming in contact with Corona positive students. Doctors say that there was foam coming out of the student`s mouth. The cause of death will be known only after the post mortem report.

Sonika Srivastava, IIT Roorkee`s media cell in charge, said that Prem Singh, a resident of MTech Second Year Chandigarh, was in his room quarantine from April 11 as he came in contact with Corona positive students, but his RTPCR report was negative. On Wednesday afternoon, he was found unconscious in his room.

When other students saw in the room, Prem Singh was lying unconscious. The institute administration was then informed. Shortly, he was admitted to the IIT hospital. From here he was referred to Roorkee Civil Hospital where he was declared dead.

The health department has been agitated by the continuous increase in Corona cases in Roorkee. In contrast, people in the market are not following the Corona Guideline. One is neither applying a mask nor following physical distance.

CMS Dr. Sanjay Kansal informed that arrangements are being made to keep infected in the Covid Care Center and Home Isolation. At the same time, the coronas of IITs have been admitted to the institute`s Covid Care Center.

 


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