Noticing that the patient’s health was deteriorating, the court directed the hospital to protect the sperm.
Mumbai: A corona patient whose wife had sought permission from the High Court to collect her husband’s sperm has died at a hospital in Vadodara, Gujarat. So that she can become a mother. A 32-year-old Corona patient died Thursday. He had been fighting against Corona for the last 4 months.
The patient’s 29-year-old wife wanted to become a mother through Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART). Hearing her plea on Tuesday, the High Court had directed the hospital to protect the sperm.
A man placed on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation died on Thursday after being admitted to Stirling Hospital in Vadodara on May 10 due to corona, according to hospital administration. The nodal officer at Stirling Hospital, Dr. Peacock Dodhia said the man died of pneumonia.
According to the information received, the body of this person has been handed over to the family. Meanwhile, the man’s parents and wife had filed a petition in the Gujarat High Court seeking permission to proceed with the ART for in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedure. The hospital collected sperm through testicular sperm extraction in compliance with the court order.
They were kept safe in a sperm bank in the city on Wednesday. Earlier, in the Gujarat High Court, my wife had said that my husband could not live for more than 24 hours. This should allow me to protect my husband’s sperm to become a mother in the future.
Noticing that the patient’s health was deteriorating, the court directed the hospital to protect the sperm. The next hearing will be held today and the court will decide whether to allow the wife to go through the ART process to have a child.