Bhubaneswar: The condition of Abhisekh Mohapatra of Balasore district in Odisha, who is undergoing ECMO treatment in Kolkata, is stable said his mother Sasmita Mohapatra on Friday and informed that the family presently doesn’t need any more donation for his treatment.
Talking to OMMCOM NEWS, Sasmita said that as per the doctors in Kolkata there was a delay in bringing Abhisekh to the hospital and he will be on ECMO support for 11 days. While his actual health condition will be ascertained after 6 to 7 days, it is presently stable.
She informed that the treatment cost has been pegged at around Rs 15 lakh for 11 days. The amount needed for the treatment has been received. She thanked the donors and asked them to support any other family in need and added that she will ask for further help when needed.
Abhisekh (28), a native of Basudevpur in Bhadrak district, had been airlifted from Bhubaneswar to Kolkata for ECMO treatment on June 9. He was undergoing treatment at Kalinga Hospital Bhubaneswar with COVID-19 complications for the past few weeks.
As the expenses for Abhishek’s treatment were too much to bear, the family had sought financial help from generous people. His family had started a fundraiser on a crowdfunding site and has raised over Rs 55 lakh till date.