A 54-year-old sanitation employee died from well being problems on Monday, days after he was administered a coronavirus vaccine, based on his son. Ramesh Kumar was rushed to Deep Chand Bandhu Hospital on Monday morning and died there within the afternoon, his son Dheeraj stated.
Since his autopsy report is awaited, the reason for the dying is but to be ascertained.
Dheeraj stated his father was employed within the Keshavpuram Zone of the North Delhi Municipal Company.
There was no instant response from officers of the civic physique.
“My father acquired his first shot of Covieshield vaccine on February 17. That day, when he returned house, he began feeling uneasy and the very subsequent day, was working temperature, which lasted for 2-Three days,” Dheeraj stated.
He claimed that his father continued to go to work regardless of “weak spot after getting the vaccine”.
“Right now, he collapsed whereas on obligation and was rushed to Deep Chand Bandhu Hospital the place he died of well being problems,” Dheeraj stated.
He additionally stated just a few leaders had visited his house on Monday and had been speaking about providing compensation and a job to the subsequent of kin.
Dheeraj stated he has an elder sister and a youthful brother and his father was the “sole breadwinner” of the household.
Over three lakh beneficiaries have acquired the COVID-19 vaccine until date in Delhi for the reason that begin of the inoculation drive a month in the past, with greater than 27,000 individuals receiving photographs on Monday, based on knowledge shared by officers.
Of those, greater than 1.35 lakh are well being care employees and over 1.71 lakh frontline employees, as per the information.
On February 17, 15337 beneficiaries had received the vaccine shot, with an total turnout of about 51 % unfold throughout 300 vaccination centre, based on the official knowledge.
“4 minor instances of AEFI (hostile occasions following immunisation) had been reported (on February 17),” a senior official had stated.