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3 May, 6 tweets, 2 min read
Karnataka | 24 patients, including COVID-19 patients, died at Chamarajanagar District Hospital due to oxygen shortage & others reasons in last 24 hours. We are waiting for the death audit report: District Incharge Minister Suresh Kumar

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has spoken to Chamarajanagar district collector over the incident and called an emergency Cabinet meeting tomorrow.
Karnataka: Chamrajnagar District Incharge Minister S Suresh Kumar orders inquiry into the death of 24 patients at the district hospital; says, "strict action will be taken against those who are responsible for the shortage of oxygen supply to the hospital."
Karnataka: IAS officer Shivayogi Kalasada to conduct into the death of 24 patients at Chamarajanagar District Hospital, to submit the report within 3 days.
Oxygen demand has increased in the state but we're trying our level best to fulfill it. We are exploring all possibilities to normalise the situation: Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraja Bommai
As per the official statement of doctors, 24 persons died in 24 hours of them only 3 (12am -3am) patients died due to shortage of oxygen. It's initial information by doctors. An investigation is on: Dr K Sudhakar, Karnataka Health Minister (File photo)

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