Maha Guv expresses grief over death of 22 patients in Nashik

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Mumbai, Apr 21 (PTI) Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Wednesday expressed anguish over the death of 22 coronavirus patients at a civic hospital in Nashik city, which was caused by the leakage of oxygen.

'I was deeply anguished to know about the death of innocent Covid-19 patients in the unfortunate incident of Oxygen tanker leakage at the Dr Zakir Hussain Hospital in Nashik. I convey my condolences to the next of those who lost their lives and wish speedy recovery to the affected persons,' the governor said in a message.

At least 22 COVID-19 patients on ventilator support died on Wednesday after the supply of medical oxygen got disrupted at the hospital following the leakage of the gas from a storage tank, officials have said. PTI ND NP NP