As many as 5 sufferers affected by Covid-19 and below intensive care at Shri Bhanji D Khimji Lifeline Hospital died on Tuesday allegedly resulting from scarcity of oxygen. The sufferers reportedly died inside a span of 1 and a half hours, beginning at 3 pm.
However, the district well being officer Dr Yashwant Madinkar, who visited the hospital, dismissed the allegation that the deaths occurred resulting from scarcity of oxygen and mentioned a committee of specialists would examine the matter.
The Deputy Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Ramarajan mentioned a transparent image would emerge solely after a medical inquiry. Both the officers visited the hospital following the deaths.
Earlier on Monday, over 24 sufferers, together with a number of COVID-19 sufferers, died at a authorities hospital in Karnataka’s Chamarajanagar district allegedly resulting from scarcity of oxygen.
As Covid-19 instances surge, a number of hospitals throughout the nation have been reporting a scarcity of oxygen and resulting from that many individuals admitted there have misplaced their lives.
Meanwhile, Karnataka on Tuesday reported 44,631 new COVID-19 instances and 292 deaths, the well being division mentioned.
(With ANI inputs)