A Covid-19 patient killed his roommate; will disconnect the ventilator due to “noise”
One Covid-19 patient allegedly killed This Thursday, his roommate was in a hospital in Athens. His roommate was suspected to have disconnected the device that made him breathe because the noise from them bothered him.
Medical staff at the hospital found the 76-year-old man dead this morning. The hospital specializes in treating coronavirus patients. They confirmed the death and called the police until they found signs of broken cables that kept him alive until then.
The police arrested the man. He was a 60-year-old Albanian who lived in the same room as the deceased. fingerprint Claimed to be found in the machine.
Although he did not plead guilty, the police believe this was his main motivation. The noise from the machine irritated the 60-year-old man It disconnected him from them and killed the patient who lived in the same room with him.
According to local media reports, the man also had a criminal record of personal assault and was involved in a minor sexual harassment case in 2019.
In Greece, 776 patients currently use ventilators, which is a record of the coronavirus pandemic.
This Hospital pressure It only increased in the last month, especially in the intensive care unit of the country’s capital, where the latest wave of cases has not stopped.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Greece has registered 288,230 coronavirus cases and 8,680 deaths.