- 11 deaths due to lack of oxygen at Ruia Hospital, Tirupati
- District Collector said that it took 5 minutes to load oxygen.
- CM Jagan Mohan Reddy ordered an inquiry into the incident
11 corona patients have died due to lack of oxygen at Ruia Government Hospital in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. District Collector Harinarayan has confirmed the incident. He said that 11 corona patients died due to difficulty in supplying oxygen to the ICU on Monday night. Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy has ordered an inquiry into the matter. It is being told that a tanker of oxygen was to arrive which could not arrive on time and there was a shortage of oxygen.
District Collector said – It took 5 minutes to load oxygen.
Chittoor District Collector Hari Narayan, Joint Collector and Municipal Commissioner visited the hospital after the incident. Chittoor district collector Harinarayan said that it took 5 minutes to reload the oxygen cylinder, which caused patients to die due to lack of oxygen supply. He said that the supply of oxygen was restored within 5 minutes and now everything is back to normal. Due to timely action, we were able to stop the death of more patients. About 30 doctors were immediately sent to the ICU to supervise the patients.
TDP leader questions state government
When CM Jagan Mohan Reddy came to know about the death of 11 patients, he expressed grief over it. After talking to the district collector, he ordered an inquiry into the incident. Along with this, he also asked to ensure that such an incident does not happen again in the future. At the same time, TDP leader Lokesh Nara posted an alleged video related to the incident on Twitter and questioned the state government and described it as ‘murder’.
Even in Andhra, the situation is very bad due to Corona
In Andhra Pradesh too, the situation is very bad due to corona. During the last 24 hours, 14,986 new cases of corona were reported in the state and 84 people have died. The total number of corona positive cases in Andhra Pradesh has so far increased to 13,02,589 of which 1,89,367 are active cases. So far, 8,791 people have lost their lives in the state from Corona.
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