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Nashik Oxygen Leakage: Woman narrates her ordeal after her mother dies due to interrupted oxygen supply

At least 22 Covid-19 patients died after an oxygen tanker leaked outside a hospital in Maharashtra's Nashik on Wednesday ...
Nashik Oxygen Leakage: Woman narrates her ordeal after her mother dies due to interrupted oxygen supply

At least 22 Covid-19 patients died after an oxygen tanker leaked outside a hospital in Maharashtra's Nashik on Wednesday afternoon. The incident took place at Dr Zakir Hussain Hospital. The leakage caused oxygen supply to be halted for nearly 30 minutes.

Relatives of the dead patients have expressed outrage over the incident.'My mother was recovering. She was feeling better When the incident occured she was having her meal. The oxygen supply was stopped for 30 minutes due to which the ventilator turned off and she died. No one came near her ... she died ... not just my mom.
Everyone died ... People in the entire ward died', a woman was shouting outside the hospital.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakhs which will be provided to kin of the deceased who lost their life after an oxygen tanker leaked outside Dr Zakir Hussain Hospital in Nashik.

It's an unfortunate incident. We've ordered an enquiry as well. Those who are responsible will not be spared, said FDA Minister Dr Rajendra Shingane on Nashik Oxygen tanker leak incident.

These patients were on ventilators at a hospital in Nashik have died, Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Wednesday, adding oxygen leakage at a storage tank could be linked to these fatalities and promised a probe.

"As per the information available with us, the leakage was spotted at the oxygen tank which was supplying oxygen to these patients. The interrupted supply could be linked to the deaths of the patients in the hospital," Tope told reporters.
 

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