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Delhi Oxygen Shortage: Lack of oxygen threatens the life of 30 newborns and children, the hospital pleads for help

Oxygen Shortage in Delhi: The hospital has received ten oxygen cylinders at half past two this afternoon, and ten cylinders are due. These twenty cylinders will last for about 4-5 hours.

Delhi Oxygen Shortage: The chain of complaints of lack of medical oxygen is still not over in the hospitals of Delhi. On Sunday, a Children’s Hospital in Malviya Nagar tweeted and complained of lack of oxygen. It said that due to lack of oxygen, the life of 25-30 newborns and children has been threatened here. In the tweet, Madhukar Rainbow Children’s Hospital tagged CM Arvind Kejriwal and Health Minister of Delhi and said that the hospital had supplied liquid oxygen till 12 noon today. Also Read – Delhi High Court On Oxygen Shortage: ‘We will hang’ to those who disrupt oxygen supply

Dr. Dinesh, the head of the hospital, gave more information to The Indian Express in this regard. He said that ten oxygen cylinders have been found at two o’clock this afternoon, and ten cylinders are to be found. These twenty cylinders will last for about 4-5 hours. We have to ask the vendor to give more cylinders. All the patients and children in the ICU are fine so far. Also Read – Despite emergency supply, oxygen shortage continues in Delhi hospitals

He said that there are about 25-30 newborns and children in the hospital. Ten of these are on high flow oxygen. Doctor Dinesh said- This is a daily matter. Oxygen is the basic requirement of a hospital. However, there is no assurance of a consistent oxygen supply. We are constantly facing trouble. Also Read – Lockdown 4.0 Delhi After 17 May: More than 5 lakh suggestions, what did Kejriwal say on opening of schools, salons, cinema halls, markets

It is known that on Saturday, 12 patients died in Batra Hospital in South Delhi due to lack of oxygen. Then the hospital did not have medical oxygen for about 80 minutes in the afternoon. A senior doctor is also among the dead. Due to the increasing cases of Kovid-19 in the national capital, many hospitals are facing acute shortage of medical oxygen.

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