Retired Specialist Succumbs To COVID19 After Denied Treatment
Retired Specialist Succumbs To COVID19 After Denied Treatment

Retired Specialist Succumbs To COVID19 After Denied Treatment

Dr. Furqan Ul Haq has reportedly passed away on Sunday, May 3rd, after allegedly being denied treatment from hospitals.

Published May 05, 2020 02:39pm

A resigned Doctor in Karachi has expired because of novel coronavirus after he was denied treatment at different open and private medical clinics. Dr Furqan-ul-Haq is the third specialist in the city to have lost the fight to COVID-19. The respectable physician had, as of late, resigned from the Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases. He tried positive for coronavirus a week ago and was self-disengaging at home.

"He was dying due to shortness of breath after testing positive for the novel coronavirus but no hospital admitted him,"

The wife of the late cardiologist disclosed to The News on Sunday, "He was taken to the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation [SIUT], and a private emergency clinic in Azizabad where he used to work, however every one of them said they had no beds accessible. He requested that I take him back home, where he passed away today," she conceded.

Dr Haq, who had recently resigned from the KIHD and had additionally been related with two private well-being offices, tested positive for COVID-19 alongside his significant other a week ago.

The inaccessibility of beds and alleged unavailable ventilators in serious concern, prompting the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) General Secretary, Dr. Qaisar Sajjad to demand the Sindh Government to launch an inquiry into the matter and further pursue it.

“It should be directed to the hospitals not to refuse a doctor or his family member suffering from the coronavirus from treatment.”