24 Dead In Karnataka Hospital Due To Oxygen Shortage: Report

24 patients, including those suffering from the coronavirus disease, died at a government hospital in Karnataka today.

24 patients, including those suffering from the coronavirus disease, died at a government hospital in Karnataka today.

The patients who were undergoing treatment at the district hospital in Chamarajanagar, died of oxygen shortage and other accompanying reasons in the last 24 hours, according to a news agency ANI informed that patients. Over the incident, the Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has spoken to the Chamarajanagar district collector and called an emergency Cabinet meeting tomorrow.

An inquiry into the death of 24 patients at the district hospital has been ordered by Chamrajnagar District Incharge Minister S Suresh Kumar.

He said, “strict action will be taken against those who are responsible for the shortage of oxygen supply to the hospital.”

According to a health bulletin, the state’s COVID tally stood at 16,01,865 whereas there are 4,21,436 active cases. The state has crossed the 16-lakh mark of Covid-19 on Sunday following 37,733 fresh infections while 217 more deaths took the toll to 16,011, the health department said.

As many as 11,64,398 people were discharged cumulatively including 21,149 on Sunday in the state.

Bengaluru urban district accounted for 21,199 fresh cases and 64 deaths. The city has so far reported 7,97,292 infections and 6,601 deaths.

There were 2,81,767 active cases. As many as 11,64,398 people were discharged cumulatively including 21,149 on Sunday in the state.

Bengaluru urban district accounted for 21,199 fresh cases and 64 deaths. The city has so far reported 7,97,292 infections and 6,601 deaths. There were 2,81,767 active cases

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