Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Keonjhar, Dec 14:

Keonjhar CDMO today dismissed two staff of the district headquarters hospital in connection with the death of a woman patient allegedly due to transfusion of blood of different group into her body.


Laboratory Technician Bharti Mohanty and Staff Nurse Hemalata Mahanta were dismissed by CDMO Kabindra Prasad Sahoo, sources said.

The official has also recommended the Health Department to take action against a doctor, sources added.

Notably, a woman identified as Sukanti Nayak (50) of Puruna Bazar in Keonjhar town died today after A+ blood was administered to her while her blood group was O+.

Also read: Woman dies due to transfusion of wrong blood at Keonjhar DHH in Odisha.