- Incident occurred in Chamarajanagar District Hospital in Karnataka
- Corona and non-covid patients were admitted in the ICU of the hospital
- After the sudden supply of oxygen stopped in the afternoon, the patients broke down
- Kovid and non-Kovid patients both died
There are cases of frequent deaths of patients in hospitals due to lack of oxygen and discontinuation of supply. Now 24 patients, including 12 patients of Corona, died due to lack of oxygen in a hospital in Karnataka. All the patients were admitted to the hospital ICU where the supply of oxygen suddenly
The case is from Chamarajanagar in Karnataka. Corona and non-covid patients were undergoing treatment at the district hospital here. Many patients were on ventilators. Suddenly the oxygen supply was disrupted and the patients lost their lives.
Family members spent outside hospital
The death of patients due to lack of oxygen stirred their families upon notice. The crying family rushed outside the hospital and created a ruckus. High officials also reached the spot and pacified the people. Authorities have also ordered an inquiry into the case.
Minister in charge said – action will be taken
District in-charge minister Suresh Kumar arrived at the scene. He inspected the hospital and said that we are waiting for the death audit report. He said that action would be taken in the matter after the death audit report came out.
The incident also took place in Kalburgi and Yadgir
On Saturday, four patients of Corona died due to lack of oxygen at KBN Hospital in Kalburgi. Earlier, a Kovid patient was killed in a government hospital in Yadgir due to lightning.
Patients are breaking strength from Delhi to UP
Last week, eight patients lost their lives at Batra Hospital in Delhi due to lack of oxygen. 16 patients died in a hospital in Andhra Pradesh. At the same time in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, five patients lost their lives after oxygen supply was interrupted.
Corona patients in Karnataka cross 16 lakh
Meanwhile, the total coronavirus cases in Karnataka crossed the 16 lakh mark. On Sunday, 37,733 cases of corona virus were reported in the state in a day. At the same time, 217 patients died of corona virus.
A woman barking out of a Karnataka hospital