Approximately 20 Covid-19 patients died in New Delhi hospitals due to Insufficient oxygen supply The second round of coronavirus cases suffering in the Indian capital has surged, throwing the health system into crisis.
“When 20 Covid-19 patients died in the hospital The oxygen level was exhausted last night. Our inventory quickly ran out because the oxygen pressure dropped even more this morning.
New Delhi went through Emergency moment In its hospitals, due to the rapid increase in coronavirus cases, the problem of oxygen supply is lower than the city’s requirements.
Last week, the head of the national capital government Arvind Kejriwal asked the national government Increase oxygen quota Preventing the deterioration of the tragedy depends on the city.
Although the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced four days ago Quota increase, The hospital continues to seek help from the authorities to increase supply.
In the prime area of Jaipur, as the oxygen pressure continues to drop, ” 200 patients In the hospital, they need oxygen support. Baluja said: “There are about 35 people in the intensive care unit.
Several hospitals use social media to Ask the authorities for help And report the countdown to the oxygen storage that hundreds of patients depend on for survival.
“Emergency help. Moolchand Hospital’s oxygen supply was less than 2 hours. We are desperate, we have tried all the phone numbers of the official center, but can’t get through. We have more than 135 Covid patients and have many life support,” Moolchand Healthcare Hospital published an article this Saturday morning.
According to Moolchand, a chain of private hospitals in India, “The tsunami case in Delhi Caused severe damage to the healthcare system He is recovering from the first wave of Covid-19. “
Only the capital of India is registered More than 24,000 cases On the last day, support was provided to more than 92,000 patients with active diseases, which is a heavy burden on both public and private systems.
with 16.6 million cumulative cases Official data show that so far, 189,544 people have died in the second most populous country in the world, which is the most serious moment of the disease. At the peak of the first wave, the number of reported cases and deaths more than doubled.