Not less than 24 sufferers have died on the District Hospital in Chamarajanagar in Karnataka as a result of scarcity of oxygen, officers stated.
“The deaths have been reported after there was a fall in oxygen provide between 12 am to 2 am,” an official stated.
Not less than 144 sufferers are being handled on the hospital, he added.
Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has directed district officers to inquire into the incident.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, in a tweet, hit out on the authorities over its dealing with of the disaster.
Died or Killed?
My heartfelt condolences to their households.
How rather more struggling earlier than the ‘system’ wakes up? pic.twitter.com/JrfZbIo7zm
– Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) May 3, 2021
The district has recorded a complete of 11,928 instances of COVID-19 an infection for the reason that starting of the pandemic. Not less than 167 individuals have died as a result of virus till yesterday.