An accredited social health activist (ASHA) worker, who was vaccinated earlier, died on Sunday morning after suffering complications. She suffered a brain stroke causing her death, said authorities.

The ASHA worker, identified as Vijaya Lakshmi (42), fell ill soon after receiving the coronavirus vaccine on January 19. She was admitted to the Guntur Government Hospital (GGH) on January 21 after she had fainted.

The doctors declared her dead on Sunday morning and sent her body for autopsy to find the reason behind her death.

Meanwhile, her family members alleged that she died after the coronavirus vaccine was administered to her.

District collector Samuel Anand Kunar met the family of the deceased at the hospital and promised her son a job, a house site and monetary compensation from the government.

Another 45-year-old female health care worker who was vaccinated on January 19 in Telangana's Warangal Urban District died today.

The teacher had taken some medicines on Saturday night as she was having chest pain and slept in her house at Shayampeta on the outskirts of Warangal.

She was found dead on Sunday morning.

Her body was shifted to state-run Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital, for postmortem and samples were also collected there and sent for testing to ascertain the cause of death.

The district AEFI committee is examining the matter and will submit its report to the state AEFI committee for review.

She is the second person, who had taken Covid-19 vaccination, to have died in the state after complaining of chest pain.

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