Elderly man dies while waiting for COVID-19 tests in Andhra Pradesh, tests positive after death
AMALAPURAM: In a tragic incident, an elderly man has died while in line for a COVID-19 test before Sanjeevani test centre in Andhra Pradesh. The heart-wrenching incident took place in Amalapuram, East Godavari. According to the sources, an elderly man along with his family members visited Sanjeevani vehicle for COVID-19 tests in SKBR college in Amalapuram and suddenly collapsed while waiting in the queue and died. The issue flared up after doctors asked his family members to take the dead body from the spot without conducting Coronavirus tests.
After getting orders from RDO, doctors conducted to the deceased and tested positive for Coronavirus. Officials sanitised the locale and tracing the contact details of the person. The news created ripples across the city as many people visited the centre for Corona tests. Click the video for more information.