China fires hospital officials after pregnant woman loses baby due to Covid lockdown rules
The woman was allegedly denied entry to a hospital in the city of Xi’an because her negative Covid test was four hours too old
Chinese hospital officials have been fired after a pregnant woman lost her baby after she was denied entry at a Xi’an hospital due to coronavirus lockdown restrictions.
On the night of 1 January a woman in labour was denied entry to the Xi’an Gaoxin hospital because her negative test result was four hours too old. She began bleeding heavily while waiting outside, and was eventually admitted but the baby died.