We are facing a huge shortage of oxygen in the country, on the other hand, a major accident took place in Nashik, Maharashtra. as per the reports The oxygen tank leaked at Zakir Hussain Hospital on Wednesday, after which there was a stir. according to reports, 22 patients have died in this tragic accident that took place in Nashik. when Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over the accident, Maharashtra,s Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has ordered an inquiry into the accident.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted on the Nashik accident and said that due to the oxygen tank leak in a hospital in Nashik, the accident is heart-wrenching. I am sad about the loss of life and property. hereby Condolences to the bereaved families in this hour of grief.
The following tragedy which took place at a hospital is heart-wrenching. sad by the loss of 22 lives due to it. my Condolences to the bereaved families in this sad and tough time. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray has ordered an inquiry for the same. Also, on behalf of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s office, it was said that Rs. 5 lakhs will be given to all the families of those who lost their lives in the accident.
Zakir Hussain Hospital is a hospital under the Nashik Municipal Corporation and is a completely COVID-19 hospital. At 10 am, there were 157 patients in the hospital, from which 131 were on oxygen and 15 were on ventilators. The condition of 63 patients was critical. Tyo Nippon Private Limited Chakan installed a 13,000-liter tank at 12.30 pm on 31 March. Today’s leak was rectified at around 1.30 pm, but 22 patients died due to the leak. The local administration says that the oxygen supply was stalled for about half an hour due to leakage, due to which 22 patients on ventilator died.
At this time the investigation is being conducted by the administration. It was initially claimed that at the time this incident occurred, there were 171 patients in the hospital. After the incident of leaking oxygen, the hospitalized patients were shifted to another hospital. for the situation, the state Health Minister Rajesh Tope says that the situation is now under control.