Delhi’s LNJP Hospital gets 10 tons of oxygen supply; Enough for current situation

This supply is sufficient for the current situation, said LNJP officials.

On last night, 10 tons of oxygen was supplied to LNJP Hospital in Delhi, amid the scarcity of oxygen in national capital. The official of LNJP hospital have said that this supply is sufficient for the current situation, as quoted by ANI.

Earlier, Delhi Hospitals were indicated of an acute shortage of oxygen supply in the High Court. But now, Sri Ganga Ram Hospital of Delhi has also received a supply of 4500 cubic metres of oxygen by private vendor and 6000 cubic meters by Inox Air, the Hospital administration told ANI.

At the same time, 10 tons of oxygen was supplied to LNJP Hospital. Oxygen tankers arrived at Delhi hospitals late on Tuesday night after the city reported it had only hours of oxygen supply left.

An official at the Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital also confirmed that a truck carrying oxygen from a firm reached them around 1:30 AM.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lt Governor Anil Baijal will hold a meeting at 11 AM today to discuss the issue of oxygen cylinders, rising COVID cases and deaths.

On the other side, Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia tweeted, “Most hospitals in Delhi have only eight to 12 hours of oxygen left. We have been asking the Centre to increase its supply for the last seven days. There will be chaos in Delhi if hospitals do not get enough oxygen by Wednesday morning,”

Earlier on Tuesday night Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had also tweeted and said, “I urge central govt wid folded hands to urgently provide oxygen to Delhi.”

 

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