25 COVID-19 patients die in Delhi hospital as oxygen alarm continues

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As many as 25 COVID-19 patients have died in the last 24 hours in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi, reports said on April 23.

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on April 22 evening raised an alarm for immediate need of oxygen supply as over 140 critical patients admitted in the hospital were on ventilators and on oxygen support.

With Delhi government‘s efforts, the hospitals received oxygen supply late on Thursday night (at 1 am on April 23), however, the hospitals said it received only 2 MT of oxygen which will last merely for the next few hours.

“Ventilators and Bipap are not working effectively. Resorting to manual ventilation in ICUs and ED. Major crisis likely. Life of another 60 sickest patients at risk. Need urgent intervention,” said Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, in a statement early morning on April 23.

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