Two healthcare workers die after Covid vaccination in Telangana and AP
Two healthcare workers who were vaccinated earlier, died on Sunday morning after suffering complications.
An accredited social health activist (ASHA) worker, who was vaccinated earlier, died on Sunday morning after suffering complications. She suffered a brain stroke causing her death, said authorities.
The ASHA worker, identified as Vijaya Lakshmi (42), fell ill soon after receiving the coronavirus vaccine on January 19. She was admitted to the Guntur Government Hospital (GGH) on January 21 after she had fainted.
The doctors declared her dead on Sunday morning, and sent her body for autopsy to find the reason behind her death.
Meanwhile, her family members alleged that she died after the coronavirus vaccine was administered to her.
District collector Samuel Anand Kunar met the family of the deceased at the hospital, and promised her son a job, a house site and monetary compensation from the government.
Another 45-year-old female health care worker who was vaccinated on January 19 in UPHC, New Shayampeta, Warangal Urban District died today.
The district AEFI committee is examining the matter and will submit its report to the state AEFI committee for review.