Bhubaneswar: Mrutyunjaya Patra, a 49-year-old authorities worker, was airlifted to Kolkata on Friday from Biju Patnaik Worldwide Airport (BPIA) right here for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) remedy.
He was present process remedy at Apollo Hospitals within the metropolis for the final 26 days. He was on ventilator help and medical doctors had really helpful ECMO remedy because the final possibility.
In keeping with hospital studies, his lungs involvement is round 90%.
“He’s a authorities worker. He was contaminated with the virus whereas performing the federal government obligation. We request Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to assist us from the Chief Minister’s Aid Fund (CMRF). We have now already spent over Rs 40 lakh within the non-public hospital by taking mortgage. We want Rs 1 crore extra for the remedy,” stated his members of the family.
Mrutyunjaya, who’s employed with the Odisha State Housing Board, had examined optimistic for COVID-19 on June 10 and was admitted to the hospital on June 16.
Docs confirmed that he’s affected by acute respiratory misery syndrome (ARDS) on account of COVID-19. Until July 6, he was stored on NIV oxygen help and on July 7, he was placed on a ventilator.
Donation may be made utilizing this link. Mrutyunjaya lives in Bhadrak, together with his spouse and two youngsters.