Four individuals are feared to have died due to a disruption in oxygen supply on the Cancer Hospital, that has been transformed right into a COVID-19 hospital related to the Super Speciality Hospital. The incident is the third in as many days ensuing in the loss of life of COVID sufferers from alleged human error and lack of correct supervision at authorities hospitals in Anantapur district.
The Cancer Hospital has a 6 kilolitre liquid medical oxygen unit, however that was exhausted at 6 p.m. and the brand new provides arrived solely at 7.45 p.m. The 4 sufferers died in the intervening hour and 45 minutes, Anantapur Urban MLA Anantha Venkatarami Reddy instructed mediapersons outdoors the hospital. A big police contingent was deployed to keep legislation and order.
Four ambulances went out, but it surely was not clear as to what number of died.
District Collector Gandham Chandrudu, DMHO Y. Kameswara Prasad and the Oxygen Supply coordinators P. Ramesh Reddy and R. Jagannath Singh did their finest to get the oxygen refill on time, however couldn’t save the state of affairs. When mediapersons tried to get the view of District Collector, he selected not to reply any questions.