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13 Patients Die At Chengalpattu GH After Alleged Oxygen Disruption

Speaking to TNM, post-graduate doctors at the hospital alleged negligence on the part of administrators.

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Thirteen critical patients at the Chengalpattu Government Hospital died minutes after each other on Tuesday night after an alleged disruption in oxygen supply.

While district authorities and the hospital maintains that that the patients died due to other co-morbidities and health issues, post graduate doctors who were treating them allege negligence on the part of the hospital.

Post-graduate doctors at the Chengalpattu government hospital near Chennai have been protesting since Wednesday morning against the alleged negligence exhibited by the administrators of the institute.

Speaking to TNM, doctors who are protesting, said on the condition of anonymity, that they had warned the hospital on Tuesday morning that there was depletion in oxygen supply but the dean and other senior doctors failed to address the matter till the night, when matters went out of hand.

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