Covid warrior’s family alleges discrimination by natives | Mangaluru News


Mangaluru: The household of a Covid warrior, who also tested positive for Covid-19, alleged they were facing discrimination against neighborhood inhabitants.
In an email sent to deputy commissioner Sindhu B Rupesh, the complainant said that individuals in his area refused to supply essentials after a threat from some people in his area.
“I’ve been living in Shirthadi, Moodbidri, together with my spouse and two kids. My spouse is a staff nurse in Wenlock Hospital and she tested positive for Covid-19 recently. Afterwards, my son tested positive and we’re in house. Asha employees and physicians have been seeing us to enquire about our wellness. But, our house hasn’t yet been sanitised. Meanwhile, a couple individuals in our area have been threatening individuals that are providing food and other essential items to people. Consequently, none of them are currently supplying essential things, such as us milk. This was a psychological torture for us,” that the complainant wrote to the DC.
He added that public servants and leaders also have been discriminated from them. “This sort of discrimination has compelled my spouse, who’s a front-line Covid warrior, to consider resigning from her job. Therefore, the district government should take necessary action against people that are behind this,” he asked.
He explained that his wife was operating in Wenlock Hospital for the previous 3 decades. “She functioned by sporting a PPE kit as a front-line Covid warrior in Wenlock Hospital for the last four weeks. Moodbidri tahsildar Anitha Lakshmi phoned me assured that they’ll see shortly,” he added.
When contacted, DHO (in-charge) Rathnakar stated he can do the needful immediately in this respect. “We’ll visit her home and find advice. We won’t let Covid warriors to endure any type of discrimination,” he added.


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