No Deaths Due To Oxygen Shortage In State: Haryana Government Tells Assembly


No Deaths Due To Oxygen Shortage In State: Haryana Government Tells Assembly

“We have done our duty in times of crisis”: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar mentioned (File)


No deaths attributable to a scarcity of oxygen have been reported in Haryana through the Covid pandemic, the state authorities knowledgeable the meeting on Friday.

In a written reply to a query, Health Minister Anil Vij mentioned the state has reported a complete of 9,665 Covid-related deaths until August 20.

“No deaths due to a lack of oxygen has been reported in the state,” Mr Vij mentioned in his reply to a query by Congress MLA Aftab Ahmed who sought to know if anybody had died attributable to oxygen scarcity amid the continued pandemic.

Ahmed requested the federal government to disclose the district clever deaths which occurred attributable to coronavirus pandemic from March 24, 2020 to July 31, 2021. He additionally requested the state authorities to reveal the district clever deaths attributable to lack of oxygen through the interval.

The House was knowledgeable that through the interval, a most of 1,037 Covid-related deaths had been reported from Hisar whereas 919 fatalities had been from Gurgaon.

In a reply to a different associated query throughout Question Hour, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar knowledgeable the Assembly that thus far no Covid affected person has died attributable to lack of oxygen within the state.

However, Congress chief Bhupinder Singh Hooda claimed the federal government was hiding the precise variety of deaths attributable to coronavirus and lack of oxygen.

“The government should form a high-level committee to find out the exact figure of deaths. The government should tell what lessons it has learnt from the damage done during the first and second waves. If the third wave comes, how many doctors, nursing staff have been recruited to deal with it,” Mr Hooda mentioned.

Spelling out steps taken by the federal government to sort out the surge in demand of medical oxygen, Mr Khattar informed the House that sufficient preparations had been made for making certain uninterrupted oxygen provide through the second Covid wave.

He knowledgeable that originally, Haryana acquired a quota of 150 MT of oxygen from the Centre, which was later was elevated to 285 MT, though the state had demanded 350 MT of oxygen.

To guarantee uninterrupted oxygen provide to sort out the COVID-19 disaster, sufficient preparations had been made via all transport modes together with street, air and rail, he mentioned.

Stressing that the pandemic is just not in anybody’s management, Mr Khattar mentioned: “We have done our duty in times of crisis.”

He mentioned the opposition has an outdated behavior of criticising the whole lot.

Meanwhile, on the primary day of the temporary monsoon session of Haryana Vidhan Sabha, six payments had been tabled within the House. Detailed dialogue on them could be held later.

During the proceedings, Mr Khattar, who’s Leader of the House, moved a decision to understand the efficiency of all sportspersons who represented the nation in Tokyo Olympics and mentioned they’ve introduced laurels with their efficiency.

The chief minister mentioned the House is proud that this time 30 gamers within the Indian contingent who participated within the Olympics had been from Haryana.

The House takes particular delight in sharing that out of the seven Olympic medals, three had been bagged by athletes from Haryana, he mentioned.

This House congratulates Neeraj Chopra, gold medallist in javelin throw, silver medallist wrestler Ravi Dahiya and bronze profitable wrestler Bajrang Punia, all of whom hail from the state.

The chief minister mentioned within the males’s hockey staff that gained a bronze medal after 41 years, two gamers — Surender Kumar and Sumit Kumar — are from Haryana, whereas within the ladies’s Hockey staff, 9 gamers are from Haryana.


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