The City Headlines
Ludhiana, December 3
The Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Friday informed that only Punjab had given the reports on the number of people who lost their lives due to oxygen shortage during the second wave of coronavirus.
Mansukh Mandaviya was replying to a question during the Question Hour in the LokSabha. He reportedly said that the Centre government had sought reports from 19 states on the deaths due to oxygen shortage and only Punjab reported.
According to him, Punjab reported only four deaths due to oxygen shortage in coronavirus’ second wave. The Union Minister said that the states should not refrain to give proper details on coronavirus deaths. Further, he said that the Centre has asked for the reports and 19 states had said that none died due to oxygen shortage.