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Nine Russian coronavirus patients die after oxygen supply dysfunction

Moscow: Russian news agency reported on Monday that nine coronavirus patients died in a Russian hospital in the southern city of Vladikafkaz after an oxygen pipe ruptured underground and supply to the intensive care unit was cut off. rice field.
“Nine patients with coronavirus died from lack of oxygen,” TASS said the local health ministry said.
“A total of 71 people were on intensive care, but not all were on oxygen,” TASS quoted from the ministry.
Local authorities have agreed with the Ministry of Defense to supply oxygen to all hospitals in the city from the town of Mozdok, about 80 km (50 miles) north of Vladikavkaz, the RIA reported.
“Oxygen pipes from underground reservoirs ruptured and oxygen supply was cut off,” said the deputy director of the North Ossetia region, where Vladikavkaz is located, by the RIA news agency.
“Medical staff have begun to connect patients using ventilators to oxygen tanks. Oxygen tanks have begun to arrive,” said North Ossetia-Sergey Menyaylo’s deputy director.



Nine Russian coronavirus patients die after oxygen supply dysfunction

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