A coronavirus (Covid-19) affected person, who fled earlier this week from a hospital in Kalimpong, a hill station in north Bengal, remained untraceable till Thursday.
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Samden Dukpa, government director, the division of well being and household welfare, Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), stated, “The administration has launched a search operation. She remains to be untraceable.”
Police stated initially, 34-year-old Sunita Subba, a resident of Takvar in Darjeeling, was admitted to the Darjeeling district hospital. Later, she was shifted to a Covid-19 hospital at Tribeni in Kalimpong after she was discovered to have contracted SARS-CoV-2, which causes Covid-19.
She fled from the hospital on August 23. Subba is the third Covid-19 affected person to have gone lacking from hospitals in north Bengal.
On Thursday morning, Hanif Mia (42) fled from a Covid-19 hospital at Tapsikhata in north Bengal’s Alipurduar district . He was, nonetheless, traced by villagers and put beneath dwelling quarantine.
Within the first week of August, Covid-19 affected person Bhim Rai (53), who was imprisoned for all times, had escaped whereas he was being shifted to a hospital in Darjeeling. Rai was on parole.
He was traced to a dense forest in Darjeeling hills after 11 days. He examined Covid-19 damaging after he was intercepted. His parole was cancelled and he was again in jail.
At the least 22,825 individuals had examined constructive for Covid-19 and 196 had died within the eight districts in north Bengal till Thursday.