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BREAKING | Oxygen Shortage Leaves 24 Patients Dead At A District Hospital In Karnataka

<p><strong>Bengaluru: </strong>On Monday, District Incharge Minister Suresh Kumar said 24 patients including COVID-19 patients, died at Chamarajanagar District Hospital due to oxygen shortage among others reasons in last 24 hours.&nbsp;</p> <div class="css-1dbjc4n"> <div class="css-1dbjc4n r-1s2bzr4"> <div id="tweet-text" class="css-901oao r-1fmj7o5 r-1qd0xha r-1blvdjr r-16dba41 r-vrz42v r-bcqeeo r-bnwqim r-qvutc0" dir="auto" lang="en"><span class="css-901oao css-16my406 r-poiln3 r-bcqeeo r-qvutc0">Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has spoken to Chamarajanagar district collector over the incident and called an emergency Cabinet meeting tomorrow.</span></div> </div> </div> <p><strong>ALSO READ: <span style="color: #f80707;"><a style="color: #f80707;" href="https://news.abplive.com/news/india/up-govt-to-extend-lockdown-for-2-more-days-restrictions-to-continue-till-thursday-7-am-1456572">Yogi Govt Extends Lockdown For 2 More Days, Restrictions To Continue Till Thursday 7 AM</a></span></strong></p> <div class="_2DVJJ"> <p>According to a TOI report, Chamarajnagar deputy commissioner Dr M R Ravi said that 12 of the deceased died due to oxygen shortage while the others have succumbed to various comorbidities and underlying medical conditions.&nbsp;</p> </div> <p>Meanwhile, Kumar said they have sought a death audit report which is expected this afternoon after which they will initiate action against those responsible for the deaths. He&nbsp; further added that most of the patients came to the hospital at the last minute and that they did not get required oxygen supply on time from Mysuru.</p> <p>Preliminary investigations revealed that the oxygen supplies to the district hospital was diverted to nearby Mysuru. However, it is still not clear as who ordered for diverting the cylinder-supply from Chamarajnagar to Mysuru.</p> <p>The TOI report further stated, that an alert was sounded on Sunday evening to the district administration about the imminent danger when the hospital realised that it would soon run out of oxygen, but nothing was done to augment supplies on time, said a hospital staff member.</p> <p>On Monday, I<span class="css-901oao css-16my406 r-poiln3 r-bcqeeo r-qvutc0">ndia reported 3,68,147 new </span><span class="css-901oao css-16my406 r-poiln3 r-bcqeeo r-qvutc0">cases, 3,00,732 discharges, and 3,417 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Union...

<p><strong>Bengaluru: </strong>On Monday, District Incharge Minister Suresh Kumar said 24 patients including COVID-19 patients, died at Chamarajanagar District Hospital due to oxygen shortage among others reasons in last 24 hours.&nbsp;</p> <div class="css-1dbjc4n"> <div class="css-1dbjc4n r-1s2bzr4"> <div id="tweet-text" class="css-901oao r-1fmj7o5 r-1qd0xha r-1blvdjr r-16dba41 r-vrz42v r-bcqeeo r-bnwqim r-qvutc0" dir="auto" lang="en"><span class="css-901oao css-16my406 r-poiln3 r-bcqeeo r-qvutc0">Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has spoken to Chamarajanagar district collector over the incident and called an emergency Cabinet meeting tomorrow.</span></div> </div> </div> <p><strong>ALSO READ: <span style="color: #f80707;"><a style="color: #f80707;" href="https://news.abplive.com/news/india/up-govt-to-extend-lockdown-for-2-more-days-restrictions-to-continue-till-thursday-7-am-1456572">Yogi Govt Extends Lockdown For 2 More Days, Restrictions To Continue Till Thursday 7 AM</a></span></strong></p> <div class="_2DVJJ"> <p>According to a TOI report, Chamarajnagar deputy commissioner Dr M R Ravi said that 12 of the deceased died due to oxygen shortage while the others have succumbed to various comorbidities and underlying medical conditions.&nbsp;</p> </div> <p>Meanwhile, Kumar said they have sought a death audit report which is expected this afternoon after which they will initiate action against those responsible for the deaths. He&nbsp; further added that most of the patients came to the hospital at the last minute and that they did not get required oxygen supply on time from Mysuru.</p> <p>Preliminary investigations revealed that the oxygen supplies to the district hospital was diverted to nearby Mysuru. However, it is still not clear as who ordered for diverting the cylinder-supply from Chamarajnagar to Mysuru.</p> <p>The TOI report further stated, that an alert was sounded on Sunday evening to the district administration about the imminent danger when the hospital realised that it would soon run out of oxygen, but nothing was done to augment supplies on time, said a hospital staff member.</p> <p>On Monday, I<span class="css-901oao css-16my406 r-poiln3 r-bcqeeo r-qvutc0">ndia reported 3,68,147 new </span><span class="css-901oao css-16my406 r-poiln3 r-bcqeeo r-qvutc0">cases, 3,00,732 discharges, and 3,417 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry records.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><strong>(This is a developing story, refresh for updates)</strong></p>

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