Chilling moment: A hospital worker greets a ‘ghost patient’ on CCTV and escorts him to ‘his’ room, as the clerk learns that the only patient with the assumed name DIED the day before.
- A security guard at a hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina, was caught on camera welcoming a phantom patient on November 11.
- The hospital doors were opened, causing the worker to remove the retractable belt barrier from the strut.
- The man stands with a clipboard and appears to write on it before gesturing with his hand as if giving instructions.
- A second camera shows the man pulling a wheelchair and having a conversation before gesturing with his hands and repositioning the wheelchair.
- But the viral incident was cleared up by the facility’s media relations representative, who said the guard never registered a patient.
- The representative said the doors were damaged and opened and closed 28 times over a 10-hour period and said the video could have been part of a prank.
The director of an Argentine hospital has come forward to clear up the mystery behind security camera video showing the moment a security guard showed up to search a phantom patient.
The chilling video showed the moment the sliding doors of the Finochettio Sanatorium opened early on the morning of November 11, causing the guard to walk away from the desk.
The worker, whose name is unknown, then removed the retractable belt barrier from the stud as if about to let a person in and appeared to write something on a clipboard.
The incident became more grisly when the guard made a gesture with his right hand as if telling someone to walk ahead before placing the clipboard on top of the desk.
A security guard at a medical center in Buenos Aires, Argentina, showed up to search a ghost patient on the morning of November 11. The images went viral, but the incident was cleared up by the hospital’s director of public relations, who said the worker never went online. any patient and called the incident the works of what may have been a prank
The sliding entrance door at the Finochettio Sanatorium was malfunctioning and opened and closed 28 times before a security guard was caught on camera appearing to record a phantom patient.
A second surveillance camera then shows the security guard clutching a wheelchair and gesturing with his hands as if telling someone where to walk.
Later he pushed his wheelchair against the wall and went back to his desk.
Local Argentine media reported that the guard had recorded the name of a woman who had died in hospital the previous day.
A security guard at a Buenos Aires hospital may have pulled off a viral prank when he was caught on camera appearing to welcome a ghost patient on the morning of November 11.
The guard, hired by a security agency, pulls the retractable belt barrier off the stud.
The security guard at one point made a hand gesture as if directing a person where to go.
The guard was also captured on a second security camera pushing a wheelchair and had a conversation with a phantom patient before repositioning the wheelchair and returning to his desk.
However, the hospital’s director of media relations, Guillermo Capuya, cleared up the confusion and confirmed that the front door had a problem, causing it to open 28 times in a span of 10 hours.
He said that the strange behavior of the security guard who was caught on camera could have been a prank.
“I don’t know whether to make a joke or what, but it went viral. What I don’t believe in is ghosts,” Capuya said.
He added that the security guard, who was hired through an outside agency, never recorded any patient’s name.
“They said that the person recorded someone who had died, and that is not there, there is nothing, there is no record that shows this person,” Capuya said. “He says so, the name is not registered.”