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Oxygen crisis: 25 “sicker” patients die at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi in the last 24 hours | India News


NEW DELHI: Twenty-five “sicker” Covid-19 patients have died at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, in the past 24 hours, and the lives of another 60 of those patients are at risk, authorities said Friday amid from a severe oxygen crisis. deploying in the national capital.
According to one source, “low pressure oxygen” could be the probable cause of the deaths.
“The oxygen reserve will last another two hours. The ventilators and BiPAP machines are not working effectively,” said a senior hospital official.
Hospital officials said another major crisis is likely as the lives of 60 more “sicker” patients are at risk.
According to an official, hospital authorities are turning to manual ventilation in ICUs and the emergency department.
(With inputs from agencies)

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