The Mysuru district administration has clarified that it did not waste a minute in supplying oxygen to Chamarajanagar district where it is claimed that 23 Covid-19 patients died in the last 24 hours due to shortage of oxygen.
A release issued by the district administration said a total of 250 oxygen cylinders were sent from Mysuru to Chamarajanagar till 12.30 am on Monday morning.
“Liquid oxygen had to come from Ballari to Chamarajanagar. Whether or not it came at the right time is not known. Oxygen cylinders have been sent for humanitarian purposes as requested by the Chamarajanagar district administration. Around 210 cylinders from Southern Gas and 40 other cylinders were sent to Chamarajanagar,” the release said.
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