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COVID-19: Punjab policemen perform woman’s delivery by roadside after 3 hospitals turn her away


Tejaswini Thote | Apr 4, 2020 16:31

Cops with Capes: Two Punjab policemen perform woman’s delivery by roadside after 3 hospitals turn her away…

Two Punjab policemen and a nurse performed a delivery by roadside on a woman named Jyoti (30) after three hospitals including Government Primary Health Centre (PHC) turned her away despite facing labour pains for three hours. The cops placed two benches on the road, arranged for a nurse and carried out the delivery in Dharmkot town of Moga.

The woman, who welcomed a baby boy, started facing labour pains when she along with her husband on a bike, visited three hospitals. However, health officials claimed that all doctors at PHC were unavailable as they were shifted to Janer for COVID-19 duty. Also, there was no staff available for emergency during night duty.

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