oxygen shortage

After flak for denying deaths due to lack of oxygen, Centre now writes to states seeking info

The development comes a week after the Centre had informed the Parliament that no states had specifically reported any deaths due to oxygen shortage during the second wave.

published on : 27th July 2021

Centre writes to States, seeks data on deaths due to oxygen shortage during second wave: Sources

According to government sources, this data is likely to be presented in the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Parliament.

published on : 27th July 2021

No deaths due to oxygen shortage in TN after DMK took over: Ma Subramanian

When asked about O Panneerselvam’s comment on Thursday that Chief Minister MK Stalin had written to the Prime Minister on May 7,

published on : 24th July 2021

Kin of Covid victims claim governments are ‘lying’ about oxygen shortage

Eight families who had lost their members at the facility on April 23 and 24 had moved the court alleging the death of their relatives was due to oxygen shortage.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Centre scuttled efforts to probe O2 deaths: AAP government

According to the AAP government, the Centre dismissed its proposal to form an inquiry committee to look into the deaths that allegedly occurred due to lack of medical oxygen.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Now, TN minister also says no one died of oxygen shortage in state

Speaking to reporters, he said, “Not one life was lost due to a  shortage of oxygen in our State.

published on : 22nd July 2021

No COVID-19 patient died due to oxygen shortage in Gujarat: Vijay Rupani

Hospitals in the state treated over 8.5 lakh patients during the second wave. Of these, 8.5 lakh patients went home after recovering, the chief minister said.

published on : 21st July 2021

Amidst political storm, Maharashtra Health Minister says oxygen shortage killed none in state

Notably, in April this year, 22 patients died after the oxygen supply was disrupted at a Nashik hospital due to leakage in an oxygen storage plant, local officials had said.

published on : 21st July 2021

Change in Centre's oxygen distribution policy led to disaster during second wave: Manish Sisodia 

The Kejriwal government is still ready for an independent audit of each death due to oxygen shortage if the Centre allows it to form the committee, he added.

published on : 21st July 2021

Opposition-ruled states claimed no death due to oxygen shortage, now doing politics: BJP 

Deaths of patients in hospitals due to lack of life-saving gas were reported from several states during the peak of the second wave in April-May as the demand for medical oxygen zoomed.

published on : 21st July 2021

'Govt increased oxygen exports by about 700% during pandemic': Priyanka Gandhi slams Centre over oxygen shortage statement 

The Centre on Tuesday told the Rajya Sabha that no deaths due to lack of oxygen were "specifically reported" by states and union territories during the second COVID-19 wave that hit the country.

published on : 21st July 2021

Shiv Sena hits out at Centre's 'no oxygen shortage deaths' remark, Sanjay Raut wants people to move court

The Sena's chief spokesperson further said it needs to be found out whether the people whose relatives died due to lack of oxygen supply believe in the Centre's response in Parliament over the issue.

published on : 21st July 2021

Nobody died of oxygen shortage, govt tells Rajya Sabha

No state or Union Territory had reported any death due to oxygen shortage during the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic, the Centre on Tuesday informed the Rajya Sabha.  

published on : 21st July 2021

Modi govt’s cover-up on from beginning of pandemic, says Delhi DyCM Sisodia

The AAP government on Tuesday accused the  Centre of a “cover-up” and not allowing it to “account for reasons behind deaths” during the Covid pandemic.

published on : 21st July 2021

No Covid deaths due to lack of oxygen have been specifically reported by states: Centre

The Union Health Ministry said that while health is a state subject, all states report cases and deaths to it on a regular basis, as per detailed guidelines for reporting deaths.

published on : 20th July 2021
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