A federal government medical facility in Uttarakhand apparently provided OPD slips to individuals licensing that they have no signs of COVID-19, without carrying out an RT-PCR test, triggering the administration to introduce a query into the matter.
Mostly such phony certificates were provided in infraction of ICMR standards to migrant employees who wished to go to other districts looking for work.
The matter emerged on Wednesday at SPS Government Hospital, Rishikesh where a physician was doing this for cash, authorities at the medical facility stated asking for privacy.
They likewise produced a sample of one such OPD slip provided by the physician bearing his signature and the stamp of the medical facility as an evidence. When called Uttarakhand Chief Secretary Om Prakash on Wednesday stated a comprehensive query is being bought into the matter,
The probe will look for to learn for for how long the racket was going on at the medical facility and the number of medical professionals were associated with it, he stated.
Chief Medical Superintendent NS Tomar stated according to the standards of the Centre and the Indian Council of Medical Research an RT-PCR test alone can accredit whether an individual is struggling with COVID-19.
No other file has any legal credibility in this matter, he stated.
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