AP: 8 Patients Die Due to Lack of Oxygen at Hindupur Hospital, Officials Deny
At least eight patients died at a Hindupur government hospital in Andhra Pradesh allegedly due to a glitch in the supply of oxygen. However, the administration has denied the claims.
The tragic incident comes a day after 16 patients at a government hospital in Anantapur died due to lack of oxygen. The officials, however, had denied the claims, saying that the patients died due to COVID-19 complications.
8 killed in one day: Relatives of doctors blamed for negligence: Authorities say oxygen problem is not the cause
6KL Oxygen Tanker Available: Includes Oxygen Cylinders: Explanation of Death Due to Health Concerns
Hindupuram: A commotion took place in Hindupuram in Anantapur district on Monday. Eight Covid victims have died at the government Covid hospital. However, officials said that the lack of oxygen was not the cause of their death. Oxygen reserves were plentiful at the hospital.
The details of the incident are as follows: Hindupuram Covid Hospital has 150 beds with 50 ICU beds available and 232 people are receiving treatment. Manjunath (39), Hindupuram Mubarak (63), Madakashira Ramesh (42), Golapuram Nanjegouda, Narasimhappa (58), Sadashivappa (50), Lakshmamma (60) and Gangaratna (58) died due to ill health from midnight on Sunday to Monday morning. Belong to.
The families of the deceased were concerned that the negligence of the doctors was the cause of the deaths despite the government providing all facilities. Upon learning of the matter, the CI reached the pediatric hospital and calmed them down.
Monitoring 24 hours a day
District Forest Officer, Oxygen Monitoring Officer Jagannath Singh and Penukonda Sub – Collector Nishanti said it was untrue that the patients had died due to oxygen deprivation. They held a review with the superintendent and other officials at the Hindupuram Government House on Monday.
Authorities later said the hospital had 204 beds, including 22 ventilator beds. In addition to the 6KL oxygen tanker, additional cylinders are also said to be available. Covid said the patients died as soon as the health condition worsened. 24 hours continuous monitoring by the Oxygen Monitoring Committee.