• July 28, 2021

With 15 deaths, some Gurugram hospitals cease operations amid oxygen scarcity, Well being Information, ET HealthWorld

May 3, 2021

Gurugram: Almost 15 essential Covid-19 sufferers have misplaced their lives attributable to acute scarcity of oxygen in smaller hospitals of Gurugram over the last week.

These hospitals often demand from the district administration by means of Twitter or different social media platforms to supply liquid oxygen to them.

In accordance with the hospital administration, a number of of them have discharged all sufferers and shut down operations, claiming the administration and the Municipal Company of Gurugram (MCG) haven’t paid consideration to their repeated requests for liquid oxygen.

Ashok Kathuria, Director of Kathuria hospital in Outdated Gurugram, stated, “Attributable to scarcity of oxygen 4 Covid-19 sufferers had died within the hospital. Now we have now stopped admission of recent Covid sufferers as we can’t threat somebody’s life and why ought to we face the households’ anger with none mistake on our half.”

Park Group of hospitals tweeted on Sunday that liquid oxygen allotted to it in Gurugram was hijacked by another hospital.

“Greater than 140 sufferers’ lives are in peril,” it tweeted.

Later, the hospital tweeted that it has acquired lower than one tonne of oxygen.

In the meantime, the administration officers claimed that there was no scarcity of liquid oxygen in Gurugram.

Aryan Hospital situated on Outdated Railway Highway, Gurugram, tweeted that it has sought officers’ intervention to supply oxygen on the hospital however to no avail.

Bharat, Medical Superintendent, SPES hospital, stated the hospital has stopped recent admissions of Covid sufferers as they haven’t acquired a single oxygen cylinder. Within the absence of steady oxygen provide, we ask households of indoor sufferers to rearrange for oxygen cylinders to proceed their remedy.

“With out oxygen how can we run operations? Why ought to we face individuals’s anger with none mistake on our half. The district administration and the MCG are accountable for allocation of oxygen provide in Gurugram,” stated a senior physician of a number one hospital requesting anonymity.

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar chaired a gathering with the Deputy Commissioner, Sudhir Rajpal, Nodal officer for Covid administration in Gurugram, and the MCG Commissioner late Sunday night to debate oxygen allocation for Gurugram hospitals. Khattar assured easy oxygen provide to all hospitals within the district.

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