5 COVID patients die due to oxygen shortage in Roorkee hospital

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Five COVID patients died in Roorkee, Uttrakhand amid oxygen shortage. A probe has been ordered by the Haridwar District Administration and have constituted a committee to investigate the matter.

“85-bedded COVID-19 private hospital in Azadnagar, Roorkee on Monday late night, ran out of oxygen and the hospital management made arrangements for 20 cylinders in a hurry but at 4 am the oxygen ran out again by the time oxygen was arranged again, 5 patients died,” said Haridwar District Magistrate.

One of the patients who died was on ventilator support while four others were on oxygen beds, he said.

Source: ANI

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