India markets closed
  • BSE SENSEX

    50,405.32
    -440.76 (-0.87%)
     
  • Nifty 50

    14,938.10
    -142.65 (-0.95%)
     
  • USD/INR

    73.1400
    +0.0790 (+0.11%)
     
  • Dow

    31,496.30
    +572.16 (+1.85%)
     
  • Nasdaq

    12,920.15
    +196.68 (+1.55%)
     
  • BTC-INR

    3,578,430.25
    -20,799.00 (-0.58%)
     
  • CMC Crypto 200

    982.93
    +39.75 (+4.21%)
     
  • Hang Seng

    29,098.29
    -138.50 (-0.47%)
     
  • Nikkei

    28,864.32
    -65.78 (-0.23%)
     
  • EUR/INR

    87.1346
    -0.3660 (-0.42%)
     
  • GBP/INR

    101.2188
    -0.2952 (-0.29%)
     
  • AED/INR

    19.8690
    +0.0220 (+0.11%)
     
  • INR/JPY

    1.4790
    +0.0041 (+0.28%)
     
  • SGD/INR

    54.5090
    -0.1400 (-0.26%)
     

K'taka: 43-year-old health worker, who was administered COVID-19 vaccine, dies of heart attack

ANI
·1-min read
Representative Image
Representative Image

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 19 (ANI): The death of the 43-year-old man in Bellary, who was administered the COVID-19 vaccine on January 16, was caused by cardiorespiratory arrest secondary to acute anteroseptal wall MI, said the Karnataka Health Department on Monday.

The deceased Nagaraju was a permanent employee of the health department who was vaccinated on January 16 around 1 pm and was normal till Monday morning.

"Today morning when he came to duty, he complained of chest pain at around 9.30 am and collapsed. He was treated immediately and referred to Jindal Sanjeeveni hospital for higher treatment where he was admitted at 11.15 am. The highest level of treatment was provided, but he could not be saved," the department said in a statement.

"Apart from him, none of the other health care workers who took the vaccine from the same vial had any adverse events. The district-level AEFI Committee met and had detailed discussions. The conclusion is that the death was due to cardiorespiratory arrest secondary to acute anteroseptal wall MI," it added. (ANI)