April 19 2021 On the evening of April 17, 20 Coronavirus patients treated at a hospital in the indian state of North Akand were revealed to have fled en masse, sparking concern among local police and health officials. It is reported that the 20 people had previously participated in hundreds of thousands of people gathered for the big pot festival.
According to the Times of India and other media reported on the 19th, the hospital involved at that time a total of 38 patients with Coronavirus. 17, catering staff in the hospital after the distribution of food, found that half of the food went unattended, and then informed hospital staff, only to find that 20 patients missing.
It is reported that these people are taking advantage of the death of a new patient, many people gathered outside the hospital, took advantage of the chaos to escape. Local officials noted that the 20 escapes did not appear to have been an impulsive decision, and that some of them had previously asked to be discharged from the hospital, “and they had to plan.” There’s almost no transport here, and we think they’ve got help from the local people.”
Indian media pointed out that the escaped patients had participated in hundreds of thousands of people gathered in the big pot festival, which also caused the local health department to worry that they may be passing the virus on to others. Twenty-four hours after their disappearance, no one has been found.