oxygen crisis

'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

PM Modi asks officials to ensure oxygen plants are functional at earliest

More than 1500 PSA oxygen plants are coming up across the nation which includes contributions from PM CARES as well as various ministries and PSUs, a statement by the PMO said.

published on : 9th July 2021

Odisha: Patient gasps for breath as oxygen supply stops

Family members of the patient alleged that they tried calling the staff for help but none responded and they had to take help of a private supplier to bring the patient back to normalcy. 

published on : 28th June 2021

'Project O2 for India' initiated to meet rising oxygen demand amid Covid-19 pandemic

The second wave of COVID-19 saw an increase in demand for medical oxygen in different parts of the country, office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government said in a statement.

published on : 13th June 2021

IAS officer’s ‘operation oxygen’ saves lives in Bihar

Upon reaching the Sadar Hospital, he was told that the lone oxygen plant in Purnia had developed snags and supply had not reached from Bhagalpur.

published on : 15th May 2021

Now, oxygen diversion hits granite industry in Telangana

Every day, about 2,40,000 square ft of granite slabs are transported to various states and some destinations abroad. 

published on : 15th May 2021

Rajasthan now has 4th highest active COVID cases, oxygen supply inadequate: CM Ashok Gehlot

He said the situation is "extremely fragile" as there are also constraints in lifting 100 metric tonnes (MT) of allocated oxygen from Burnpur and Kalinganagar.

published on : 14th May 2021

Nepal's hospitals stop admitting COVID-19 patients due to scarcity of oxygen

The government on Wednesday asked private hospitals to install their own oxygen plants to meet the need of oxygen within 15 days.

published on : 13th May 2021

11 COVID patients die in Tirupati's Ruia Hospital due to disruption in oxygen supply

According to District Collector Hari Narayanan, an oxygen tanker coming to the hospital from Chennai in Tamil Nadu was delayed.

published on : 10th May 2021

Centre has to ensure that TN's oxygen demands are met: Madras High Court

The bench before adjourning also said that both Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are running short of drugs and vaccines. "In TN, the vaccination for persons below the age of 45 has not been possible..."

published on : 10th May 2021

Bhubaneswar: Volunteers to the rescue of people gasping for breath amid crisis for oxygen cylinders

As Covid patients are struggling to access oxygen cylinders in the Capital city, volunteer groups have come forward to arrange the life saving gas for those in home isolation.

published on : 10th May 2021

Gurugram grappling with shortage of COVID vaccines, beds and oxygen

Unabl e to get vaccination slots in Gurugram due to a shortage, the residents of the millennium city are going to other districts such as Rewari, Rohtak and Jind to get vaccinated.

published on : 9th May 2021

Supreme Court forms 12-member oxygen task force to fight COVID emergency

Experts to work on model of allocation across India, Centre to provide assistance

published on : 9th May 2021

India COVID crisis: Whataboutery in the republic of grief

Grief hangs heavy in the air afflicted by death, distress, despair and depression.

published on : 9th May 2021

Oxygen Express: Nearly 3,400 MT of liquid medical oxygen delivered across India

Currently, 417 tonnes of LMO in 26 tankers are on way to Delhi, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana, it said.

published on : 8th May 2021
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