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Corona: Sudden Oxygen Crisis, Panic, Patient Death Allegations at Sylhet Maternal and Child Hospital

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Update: Friday, July 16, 2021

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Corona: Sudden Oxygen Crisis, Panic, Patient Death Allegations at Sylhet Maternal and Child Hospital

The Community Based Mother and Child Hospital in Sylhet was hit by a sudden oxygen crisis late last night. At this time, the patients and their relatives were panicked. To handle the situation, the hospital authorities brought 20 ambulances with oxygen support and stored them in the hospital grounds.

Panicked, many relatives shifted the patients to another hospital at night. Relatives claim that a patient of Moulvibazar died due to oxygen crisis.

However, the hospital authorities said that the crisis occurred due to the delay in the arrival of the oxygen cylinder vehicle to the hospital due to traffic jam. The situation is normal when the oxygen cylinder arrives this morning.

According to hospital sources, Corona patients were being treated at the Community Based Mother and Child Hospital in Sylhet.

At around 2pm on Thursday, the hospital suddenly ran out of oxygen. Then there was panic among the patients in the ICU and cabin of the hospital. Relatives of the patient started contacting another hospital. To handle the situation, the hospital authorities brought around 20 ambulances with oxygen support. Even then, there was no panic among the patients and their relatives. Relatives transferred 11 patients from ICU to another hospital.

Mother and Child Hospital Director. Tareq Azad said there was an oxygen crisis in the hospital around 2pm. At this time they try to manage. The oxygen cylinder arrives at around 4 in the morning. Today around 9 am the situation is normal. However, he claimed that no one had died in the oxygen crisis.

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