Delhi/IBNS: Delhi's oxygen crisis is finally over as Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday said that the demand for the life-saving gas has dipped and the Centre can supply to other states where shortage prevails.
Tirupati/IBNS: Eleven Covid-19 patients have died in the ICU ward of a government hospital in Tirupati allegedly after the oxygen supply to these patients was disrupted for some time, reported media.
Lucknow/UNI: Oxygen supply in Uttar Pradesh stood at a record 994.83 metric tonnes in the past 24 hours.
New Delhi/UNI: Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said that the national capital received only 487 MT of oxygen gas on Friday, much less than the Supreme Court's direction of supplying 700 MT daily.
New Delhi/UNI: The Indian Navy on Friday said that it has deployed its ships INS Talwar, INS Kolkata, INS Airavat, INS Kochi, INS Tabar, INS Trikand, INS Jalashwa and INS Shardul to ferry oxygen containers, cylinders, concentrators and related equipment from friendly foreign countries.
Bhubaneswar/UNI: A total of 345 tankers/containers carrying 6354.742 MT medical oxygen have been dispatched with a police escort to as many as ten states across the country facing shortage of oxygen in treating the covid patients.
New Delhi/UNI: Delhi received 120 MT of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) on Sunday through the second Oxygen Express while third has already begun its journey from Angul to Delhi carrying 30.86 MT.
Delhi/IBNS: Amid rising Covid-19 deaths due to lack of oxygen support, the Delhi high Court on Saturday told the Centre to ensure supply of 490 MT of liquid medical oxygen every day, its allocated share, "by whatever means", according to media reports.
New Delhi/UNI: In order to tackle logistical issues in transporting liquid medical oxygen to various hospitals in the country, the Centre on Friday decided to set up jumbo container based Covid hospitals near oxygen producing plants.
New Delhi/UNI: Amid the continued crisis of ‘Liquid Medical Oxygen' (LMO) in the country, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday reassured the nation that there was sufficient stock of oxygen in India and the only concern there has been that of transporting the life-saving commodity from the producing states to high-demand areas in this crisis period.
Chennai/IBNS: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting immediate cancellation of oxygen supply from its plants to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana as the State is witnessing a surge in Covid-19 cases, media
New Delhi/IBNS: The first Oxygen Express train routed for Delhi with as many as four oxygen tankers will reach the capital city on Monday, the Railway Ministry said Sunday.
Vishakhapatnam/IBNS: The first "Oxygen Express" train started its journey from Andhra Pradesh's Vishakhapatnam to Maharashtra, the worst covid-hit state, where hospitals have been fighting with oxygen shortfall to save critically ill patients.
Delhi/IBNS: There is no medical oxygen available in at least six private hospitals in the national capital, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted in the evening.
Delhi/IBNS: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday thanked the Central government for increasing Delhi's oxygen quota amid SOS calls from several private and city government hospitals over depleting medical oxygen for Covid-19 patients.