Eden hospital denies fake news
Dimapur, April 13 (EMN): The Eden Medical Centre in Dimapur has refuted reports in various social media platforms that the person from Nagaland who had tested positive for Covid-19 visited the hospital.
The hospital’s management on Monday said that “some unknown persons with malicious intent” had spread the fake message.
“However the person had not visited the hospital at any point of time to avail medical services. The EMC management was deeply hurt by the fake message and is contemplating to take legal action to trace the origin of the said fake message and subsequent punitive actions under the law,” said the hospital’s management.
Queried about Assam Health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s statement that the patient had used the hospital’s ambulance, the management admitted that it was true. However, ‘before the driver and the assistant of the ambulance reached Dimapur, they called by the district authorities and sent to the quarantine centre, it was informed.