Maggots Found in Bedsores of Covid-19 Patient Post Discharge from Kerala Hosp, Health Minister Orders ProbeMaggots were found in bedsores of a bedridden man, who was discharged from hospital after being cured of COVID-19, his family claimed following which Kerala health minister K K Shailaja on Monday ordered aprobe. Shailaja asked the Medical Education Department director to look into the matter and file a report.
Relatives of 55-year-old Anilkumar had filed a complaint with the health minister on Sunday evening, saying when the health department brought him home, they found maggots wriggling in his bedsores. “The Director of the Department of Medical Education has been asked to probe the incident and file a report. We will ensure proper treatment for Anilkumar,” the minister said in astatement.
Anilkumar, a daily wage labourer, was hospitalised on August 21 after he suffered a fall and was bedridden. “As his health deteriorated, he was