Assam ambulance driver brings COVID patient on bicycle due to unmotorable road

Cachar (Assam), May 30 (ANI): Health workers continue to face enormous challenges in battle against Covid-19. A incident from Assam’s Cachar came to light where an ambulance driver resorted to ferrying a coronavirus infected man on a bicycle for over a kilometre as the road leading to the patient's home in Telichhara village was in a dialapidated condition and unmotorable. Badruddin, the driver of a 108 ambulance service recounting the incident said, “I carried the patient on a bicycle for over 1 kilometre to the ambulance parked outside the village as the road leading to the Telichhara village in Cachar was unmotorable." The driver said that he requested the patient's family members to carry him to the ambulance but they refused as they were too scared to stay near the patient.