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Delhi's Sant Parmanand Hospital sends SOS as oxygen supply runs low, around 80 critical

Delhi's Sant Parmanand Hospital on Saturday flagged that it is dangerously running on low level of oxygen supply which can lead to a very serious adverse patient incident.

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New Delhi Published on: May 01, 2021 18:22 IST
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Family members of COVID-19 patients wait to fill their empty cylinders with medical oxygen outside an oxygen filling center, as demand for the gas rises due to spike in coronavirus cases. (Representational image)

Delhi's Sant Parmanand Hospital on Saturday flagged that it is dangerously running on low level of oxygen supply which can lead to a very serious adverse patient incident.

The hospital has informed that there are 53 patients on liquid oxygen support which is left for just 2 hours while 25 patients are on D Type calenders which are also running out of oxygen.

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Despite sending a number of manpower and transportation to the alloted oxygen stations, we are not getting the adequate supply. We are facing supply uncertainities and leading to serious concerns regading a calamitous incident involving patients being maintained on oxygen, the Hospital informed.

The hospital has appealed to the state and central government to help them procure supply of oxygen immediately to avert an imminent crisis.

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