Sudhakar suspends lab technician, ASHA worker for issuing false Covid-19 reports


Team Udayavani, Oct 27, 2020, 3:13 PM IST

Bengaluru: A lab technician and an ASHA worker were suspended by Health and Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar on Tuesday, October 27 for allegedly issuing false Covid-19 negative reports at a hospital in Bengaluru.

After media reports emerged about the irregularities at Pobbathi Maternity Hospital at V V Puram in the city team of health officers led by the jurisdictional BBMP Joint Commissioner was sent to the hospital for inspection immediately.

“The irregularities were found to be confirmed and an FIR will be registered against the lab technician who was on contract and the ASHA worker who were issuing negative Covid-19 reports,” the Minister said.

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