The KPCC chief said that Yediyurappa, based on an intelligence report that people's outrage could lead to tension and revolt, had skipped visiting Chamarajanagar.
Oxygen shortage: 20 more deaths occur in 24 hours at Chamarajanagar government hospital in Karnataka
These include 15 COVID-19 patients who succumbed to the disease, and five non-COVID patients who had comorbidities.
Panic over oxygen shortage as 24 COVID-19 patients die in Karnataka's Chamarajanagar district hospital
The New Indian Express on Saturday had reported about the scarcity of oxygen supply at hospitals across the district and warned about a possible tragedy in the near future if not addressed.