MEERUT, Dec. 1 -- A review of Covid deaths at the LLRM Medical College here found that most of the fatalities occurred due to delay in referring patients to L3 facility. In wake of this, Dr Suryakant Tripathi of Lucknow's KGMU has suggested few measures to the government to minimise deaths.

Principal secretary (health) Alok Kumar and Dr Suryakant Tripathi, professor and head, dept of respiratory medicine and member of corona task force at KGMU, had expressed concern over the growing number of Covid deaths in LLRM Medical College and arrived in the district to review the situation.

Tripathi and his team members did a detailed review of 39 deaths in LLRM Medical College and found that delay in referring these patients in L3 facility was a m...