- Case of GGH Hospital in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh
- 11 Kovid patients died due to lack of oxygen in GGH hospital
- Five patients succumbed to private hospital in Kurnool
In Anantapur and Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh, 16 corona patients died due to the supply of oxygen. While 11 patients died in the government hospital in Anantapur, five other patients died in a private hospital in Kurnool. It is being said that the supply of oxygen to the hospital stopped suddenly due to which the accident occurred.
Anantapur Joint Collector Nishant Kumar says that 21
GGH doctors said that the technical problem encountered in the oxygen supply system is being rectified by the team from Chennai. Meanwhile, District Collector of Anantapur G. Chandrudu said that there is no shortage of oxygen in the district. But following complaints of low pressure, the entire pipeline has been thoroughly investigated.
MLA visited the hospital
Principal Secretary Health Anil Kumar Singhal has also clarified that the deaths of patients have not happened due to lack of oxygen. YSRCP MLA Anant Venkatarami Reddy visited Anantapur GGH and interacted with doctors and patients. He told the media that the hospital management said that there was no shortage in the supply of oxygen, the family members of the deceased alleged that the deaths were caused by patients not getting oxygen.
Hospital Managing Director Arrested
The incident in Anantapur did not calm down that five Kovid-19 patients died in a private hospital in Kurnool on Saturday. The hospital has been accused of breaking the rules. It is alleged that corona patients were being treated in the hospital without any arrangements and without the permission of the government. The managing director of the hospital has been arrested following the complaint. District officials have ordered an inquiry into the deaths and have registered a case against the management of the hospital.