New Delhi, April 25
After an all-night scramble for an oxygen refill, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital right here obtained 5 metric tonnes of the life-saving gasoline in the early hours of Sunday, in accordance with officers.
The hospital had raised an alarm at 10:30 PM on Saturday, saying its oxygen inventory would final solely an hour. There had been 130 sufferers in the ICU, together with 30 on invasive air flow, when the SOS was despatched.
Around 12:20 am it obtained a tanker, with the assistance of native AAP MLA Raghav Chadha, which provided one metric tonne of oxygen.
“It should last two hours,” a hospital spokesperson mentioned round 12:45 pm.
According to him, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital’s main provider in Faridabad was imagined to ship a tanker earlier than 3 am.
The tanker lastly arrived at 4:15 am and delivered 5 metric tonnes of medical oxygen, the highest quantity that the hospital has obtained in the final three days in one refill, he mentioned.
(*5*) the spokesperson mentioned. PTI