As Critical Covid Patients' Count Rises, Delhi Hospitals Gasp for Oxygen, Count Hours
As the number of coronavirus patients battling for their lives continued to peak in the national capital, a number of top Delhi hospitals complained of shortage of oxygen and warned of its availability for barely a few hours.
Among the hospitals that have officially sought immediate help to save lives of critical patients infected by the virus are Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, all of Max Hospitals across the national capital region and Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.
Here's how much medical oxygen the hospitals have in stock to fight the battle until they receive further supply:
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals - 10-12 hours
Sir Gangaram Hospital - 5 hours of oxygen
Max Hospital - Saket (East Block) - 18 hours of Oxygen
Max Smart Hospital - Saket - 18 hours of Oxygen
Max Hospital - Patparganj - 3 hours of Oxygen
Max Hospital - Shalimar Bagh - 2 hours of Oxygen
Max Hospital - Vaishali - 8 hours of Oxygen
Max Hospital-Gurgaon - 8 hours of Oxygen
St Stephen's Hospital - 3 hours of oxygen
Holy Family Hospital has oxygen that will last till 11am on Thursday with the current number of patients and their needs.