AP: Five Covid-19 patients die of oxygen deprivation in Anantapur
Five Covid victims died at Anantapur Super Specialty Hospital due to disruption of oxygen supply. The incident took place between 8-9pm on Tuesday night.
Collector Gandham Chandrudu, MLA Anantha Venkataramireddy visited the hospital immediately after learning about the matter and got to know the details.
The Collector, MLA directed the hospital authorities to take measures without interruption of oxygen to the remaining patients. The government super specialty hospital said the incident was unfortunate. Officers were instructed to correct the errors.
The MLA said action should be taken instead of repeating similar incidents. MLA Anantha Venkataramireddy said action would be taken against those who acted negligently and a comprehensive inquiry would be held into the incident.