Aaj Ki Baat: How 24 patients died in Nashik hospital, after oxygen leak from a broken socket

At least 24 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. Earlier this afternoon, a leakage was reported from an oxygen tanker while refilling, prompting the hospital and local administration officials to take measures to fix the leak. The leakage caused oxygen supply to be halted for nearly 30 minutes. Although the leakage was fixed with the help of fire department, condition of patients on oxygen support in the meantime deteriorated and lost the battle against virus.
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