Tablighi Jamaat members undergoing treatment do not cooperate: doctors to Delhi government

NEW DELHI: Doctors at various hospitals in the national capital, where members are admitted, have complained to the Delhi government that members of the religious organization undergoing treatment are not cooperating with medical staff, they said on Friday. sources.

Doctors have also demanded greater security outside and inside hospitals where Markaz evacuees have been admitted.

A doctor said some patients evacuated from the Tabligh-e-Jamaat headquarters in South Delhi do not follow the doctors' instructions and are reluctant to take medication.

Another senior doctor at Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital recently complained to the Delhi government that people brought in from Nizamuddin Markaz are not cooperating with medical personnel.

In neighboring Ghaziabad, members of the Jamaat were quarantined at the district hospital, allegedly misbehaving with the nurses, making lewd comments and dropping their pants, after which the Uttar Pradesh government imposed strict law on them. National Security against him.

They were later transferred to a temporary isolation room at a private educational institute. Some of them are in Ghaziabad, in an isolation room of the MMG District Hospital.

In a sharp reaction, the Prime Minister of Uttar Pradesh called those involved in the hospital incident enemies of humanity.

Police said Tabligh-e-Jamaat members were jailed for committing ugly acts and making obscene comments against women hospital staff.

On Wednesday, the Delhi government, along with him, cleared the Nizamuddin Markaz and evacuated more than 2,000 people.

In Delhi alone, 1,810 people linked to the markaz have been quarantined and 536 are receiving treatment in different hospitals.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal He said on Friday that the total number of cases was 384, of which 259 were linked to Nizamuddin Markaz.

One more death was reported on Friday, bringing the COVID-19 figure in Delhi to five, with three new cases also related to Tabligh-e-Jamaat.

On Thursday, the Delhi Health Department officially sought more police security in hospitals as coronavirus patients brought in from the Markaz and other patients were causing a law and order problem and commotion in hospitals.

He said those who had congregated inside the mosque were carried out in a massive exercise conducted from March 30 to April 1, 536 of them were sent to various hospitals after they showed symptoms and 1,810 were sent to quarantine facilities .

A person from the markaz, who was admitted to the Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialties Hospital, attempted suicide, but was saved by hospital staff, while two other inmates at a quarantine center in Narela escaped and were tracked down in Patparganj, a letter to The Delhi Police Commissioner said.

During an interaction over a video link with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday, a senior doctor had also said that the patients brought from the markaz were "not cooperating" with the medical staff.

Hospitals in which the Delhi government has sought more security are Lok Nayak Hospital, Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital, Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital and AIIMS Isolation Center in Jhajjar.

They have also sought more security at the seven quarantine centers at DDA Flats, Narela, DUSIB Flats, Sultanpuri, Bakkarwala and Dwarka, Railway Colony, Tughlakabad, Government Boys Senior Secondary School, Badarpur and Hotel Pride Plaza at Delhi Aerocity.

Residents of the Tughlakabad railway colony also filed similar complaints on Wednesday, where 167 people evacuated from the markaz were quarantined at a nearby makeshift facility, prompting senior officials to ask local authorities for the necessary measures.

Residents alleged that while being taken to the quarantine center via a path leading from the colony, Markaz evacuees deliberately coughed, sneezed, and even spat on the road.