Oxygen scarcity in Delhi hospital, over 50 patients in need of provide


Delhi’s Penatamed Hospital on Saturday reported a severe oxygen scarcity with over 50 patients in imminent need of oxygen provide.

Deepak Sethi, Manager, Pentamed Hospital, Delhi said, “I had sent 50 cylinders at a refilling center, not even one cylinder has been refilled. We can face a scarcity of oxygen at night. No less than 50 patients are under oxygen give a boost to and a few are with ventilator give a boost to at our hospital.”

“We have tried a lot but there’s a enormous hurry. We request Delhi Government and Central government to help us,” he added.

Delhi on Saturday reported 24,103 new COVID-19 cases and 357 deaths, the highest single-day toll for the city since the outbreak of the pandemic. This is the third successive day the national capital has seen the highest day-to-day fatalities because of coronavirus.

The city now has 93,080 active cases, which may be the highest.

Meantime, the national COVID-19 mortality rate has dropped and currently stands at 1.14 per cent, the union health ministry informed on Saturday.

The death toll stood at 1,66,10,481 with 2,624 fatalities reported in 24 hours out of which Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (773) followed by Delhi with 348 day-to-day deaths.

India’s complete active caseload has reached 25,52,940 and it now comprises 15.37 per cent of the country’s complete positive cases. A net incline of 1,24,324 cases was once recorded from the complete active caseload in the final 24 hours.

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