November 29, 2022

The hospital will take utmost care to keep away from such incidents, officers stated (Representational)


A affected person receiving therapy at a civic hospital in Mumbai was bitten by a rat close to his eye, a relative alleged at this time. Speaking concerning the ordeal, the relative stated that the affected person had undergone an eye fixed surgical procedure on the hospital.

Officials of Rajawadi Hospital in suburban Ghatkopar – run by Mumbai’s civic physique BMC – confirmed the incident and stated the accidents had been “superficial” and the affected person’s eye has not been affected.

Dr Vidya Thakur, Dean of Rajawadi Hospital, stated, “Such an incident should not have happened. The injuries of the patient are superficial. Still it could have been avoided. There is no threat to the eye, but injuries are being treated at our hospital.”

“The ward (where the incident took place) is on the ground floor. Some people dump garbage inside the hospital premises despite being told not to do so. It could have attracted rodents there,” she stated.

The hospital administration will take utmost care to keep away from such incidents, Dr Thakur stated.

“We have taken some rodent repellent measures. We will take extra care to avoid such incidents,” she stated.

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