Delhi oxygen crisi

COVID-19: Committee to probe oxygen shortage deaths get nod from Delhi High Court

Its task would not overlap with that of a sub-group constituted by the Supreme Court on allocation and utilisation of oxygen. 

published on : 22nd September 2021

Not prosecuting good samaritans for oxygen distribution: Delhi drug controller to High Court

A bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Jasmeet Singh appreciated the stand taken by the department saying a very fair approach has been taken on the issue.

published on : 5th August 2021

'Completely false': Delhi Health Minister hits out at Centre's 'no one died due to oxygen shortage' remarks

There was an unprecedented surge in demand for medical oxygen during the second wave and it peaked at nearly 9,000 MT compared to 3,095 MT in the first wave.

published on : 21st July 2021

Supplied 730 MT oxygen to Delhi on May 5 for COVID treatment: Centre to Supreme Court

The court was informed by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre, that a survey was conducted in 56 major hospitals of the national capital on May 4.

published on : 6th May 2021

Centre, Delhi recriminations no solace to citizens; lives dependent on 'thin thread' of oxygen: SC

This deficit shall be rectified immediately by the Central Government by creating buffer stocks and collaborating with the States through the virtual control room on a 24 by 7 basis,” the court said.

published on : 3rd May 2021

COVID-19: Delhi receives second 'Oxygen Express'; third on way from Angul

The second wave of the coronavirus has put huge pressure on the country's health system, with hospitals facing a shortage of oxygen, medicines, and equipment to treat COVID-19 patients, besides beds.

published on : 2nd May 2021

Supply 490 MT allocated oxygen to Delhi or face contempt: HC warns Centre

'Much water has gone above head. Now we mean business. Enough is enough,' a bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rekha Palli asserted while declining the Centre's request to defer the order till Monday.

published on : 1st May 2021

'Please help': Delhi hospitals appeal for assistance amid severe oxygen crisis

The situation is equally worrisome at the Fortis Hospital, which is running on its back up oxygen supply, desperately waiting for the refill since morning.

published on : 24th April 2021

AIIMS stops taking new cases briefly over oxygen crisis

Nearly 100 coronavirus-infected patients are already receiving treatment at the emergency department.

published on : 24th April 2021

Kejriwal spending crores on publicity but doing nothing to augment oxygen supply in Delhi: Ajay Maken

Congress leader Ajay Maken said the Centre and the Delhi government can squabble later but they should at least work for public welfare and development during the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 24th April 2021

Left with no option, hospitals in Delhi forced to use back up stock amid severe oxygen crisis

Bhardwaj said the hospital, which needs three metric tonnes of oxygen per day on average, was only getting around one metric tonne for the past few days.

published on : 24th April 2021

Ganga Ram Hospital asks govt to consider reducing patient intake amid oxygen crisis

The hospital requires a minimum of 11,000 cubic meters of oxygen daily but was left with just 200 cubic meters when a tanker with 1.5 tonnes of oxygen arrived at 11.35 am, officials said.

published on : 24th April 2021

Death of patients in hospital: Rahul Gandhi urges Delhi govt to help families of deceased

Twenty critically ill patients died overnight at Jaipur Golden Hospital in Delhi amid a serious oxygen crisis, officials said.

published on : 24th April 2021

Delhi Police averts crisis, manages to restore oxygen at hospital with over 350 COVID patients

The police somehow managed to contact the drivers of the tankers through the nodal officers and owners of the suppliers, the official said.

published on : 22nd April 2021