The household of a lady who tested favourable for Covid-19 in the Bekwai Municipality of the Ashanti Area has rejected laboratory final result that she died of the disease.
Kin are discounting claims that the Ahwiren-primarily based food stuff seller who died considerably less than 24-several hours after getting admitted at the Kortwia Adventist Medical center ever carried coronavirus.
Akua Fremah, affectionately called Eno Akua has been getting care of her 12-month old grandson right after the passing of her mom on June 25, 2020.
The baby’s six other siblings also reside with Eno Akua.
Their mom, Racheal Adu-Gyamfi, 37 died a lot less than 24-hours soon after remaining admitted at that hospital for exhibiting signs or symptoms including respiration problems, vomiting and diarrhoea.
“Even securing an IV[intravenous] line was a problem and given the background that there had been profuse vomiting and diarrhoea.
She essentially arrived in with what we simply call Hypovolemic shock [a life-threatening condition that results when you lose more than 20 per cent of your body’s blood or fluid supply].
“The patient was also breathless and so she has turn out to be oxygen-dependent and we have to give intranasal oxygen. Ahead of I arrived in, just one of the group members experienced requested the affected individual be analyzed for Covid-19,” suggests Dr Michael Boafo Annku, a Health-related Officer at the facility who took care of the deceased.
“She was basically even responding effectively to treatment method. She was doing greater than at about 10 p.m, she became breathless once more while on oxygen and all of a sudden, the oxygen saturation dropped and experienced resuscitation and regretably, the client died,” Dr Annku added.
For around a month now, the relatives has been up in arms in opposition to authorities at the Akomaa Memorial Adventist Healthcare facility at Kortwia in the vicinity of Bekwai about what killed the mom of the young ones.
Her scheduled funeral was postponed soon after laboratory results confirmed she died of Covid-19.
But the family members, led by mother of the deceased will have none of that as they accused the healthcare facility of deal with-up.
“They should have informed us earlier if certainly she died of Covid-19. You tell me she died of Covid-19 following I contracted a mortgage for my daughter’s funeral.
“Yaw Boateng, a relative who operates at the hospital told us the doctor who took treatment of her, Dr Annku denied my daughter died of Covid-19. The administrator insists he will not release the system to us,” she explained.
How could he deny us when the health practitioner has cleared the system of Covid?
He statements the hospital has a verified report right after samples ended up taken for times,” claims Madam Akua Fremah.
“They are performing all these simply because they say I’m poor. They assert Covid-19 killed my daughter for the reason that they know I’m weak. Right up until they take out that tag or do an autopsy, I will not take their promises.”
The news workforce met Dr. Michael Boafo Annku, a Medical Officer who took care of the deceased at the facility. He denied the allegations.
Dr. Annku says the deceased died as a end result of decline of abnormal system fluids, infectious diarrhoea as a final result of Covid-19.
“On the cause of death certificate which has been offered to the husband of the deceased, it is Hypovolemic shock from gastroenteritis as a final result of Covid-19.”
Mom of the deceased, Eno Akua would like unbiased autopsy to set up the trigger of demise.
“I don’t belief the promises because of what the administrator,” stated.
“The physician who took treatment of her did not state Covid-19 as the result in of dying Neither did I believe in the Municipal Wellbeing directorate at Bekwai,” she explained.
“How on earth will you demand that I sew PPE for 7 individuals that will supervise the burial of my daughter at a charge of ¢700 on top of providing food for them?
“When in fact it is governing administration that usually takes care of hospital bills and burial expense of all Covid-19 victims,” Madam Akua Fremah included.
In the meantime, the Bekwai Municipal Health Directorate says the hospital did no mistaken.
Municipal Health and fitness Director, Clement Nti-Boateng says his outfit will satisfy the spouse and children to take care of the deadlock.
This is not the to start with time a loved ones has doubted Coronavirus standing of a relative.