Oxygen Crisis

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Centre moves SC over Karnataka HC's order on oxygen supply

06 May 2021

Centre moves SC over Karnataka HC's order on oxygen supply

The Centre on Thursday moved the Supreme Court against a Karnataka High Court order seeking an increase in the daily supply of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) to the state to 1,200 metric tonnes (MT) from the present 965 MT.

Delhi: COVID-19 patients at home can apply for oxygen online

06 May 2021

Delhi: COVID-19 patients at home can apply for oxygen online

Amid reports of families of COVID-19 patients struggling to procure liquid medical oxygen (LMO) in time, the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government on Thursday announced that all persons in home isolation requiring oxygen may apply for the same on the Delhi government website.

Foreign relief material for COVID-19 reached 31 states, says Centre

06 May 2021

Foreign relief material for COVID-19 reached 31 states, says Centre

As the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage in the country, the crippling shortage of medical supplies nationwide is being met by humanitarian assistance from across the world.

#OxygenCrisis: Thirteen die at TN Hospital; officials rubbish shortage claims

05 May 2021

#OxygenCrisis: Thirteen die at TN Hospital; officials rubbish shortage claims

As many as 13 people died at a Government Hospital near Chennai in a span of 24 hours, with their relatives alleging oxygen shortage, a charge stoutly denied by officials on Wednesday.

Delhi HC contempt case against Centre won't bring oxygen: SC

05 May 2021

Delhi HC contempt case against Centre won't bring oxygen: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the operation of a Delhi High Court order regarding a show-cause notice for contempt to the Centre for failing to supply adequate oxygen.

Karnataka: 24 patients die as hospital faces oxygen shortage

03 May 2021

Karnataka: 24 patients die as hospital faces oxygen shortage

As many as 24 patients died at a government hospital in Karnataka's Chamarajanagara district allegedly due to the lack of oxygen supply, reports said on Monday.

COVID-19: Supreme Court advises Centre, states to impose lockdown

03 May 2021

COVID-19: Supreme Court advises Centre, states to impose lockdown

The Supreme Court of India has advised the central and state governments to consider imposing a lockdown in order to contain the spread of the coronavirus, which has pushed the country's healthcare infrastructure past its brink.

Oxygen shortage: Delhi hospitals cry for help

03 May 2021

Oxygen shortage: Delhi hospitals cry for help

Battling an acute shortage of oxygen, some hospitals in Delhi on Sunday sent out desperate SOS calls to authorities to replenish their dwindling stocks, with one healthcare facility even requesting the government to shift out its patients.

High Court questions Centre over oxygen allocation to Delhi

29 Apr 2021

High Court questions Centre over oxygen allocation to Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the Centre why states like Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh got more oxygen than they asked for, but the repeated appeals of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led government in the National Capital weren't entertained.

Centre not sending allocated quantity of oxygen: Delhi government

29 Apr 2021

Centre not sending allocated quantity of oxygen: Delhi government

The Delhi government on Wednesday claimed that it is not receiving the oxygen quantity allocated to it by the Centre even as an official order has been issued to allot a detailed proportion of the supply of the life-saving gas to hospitals.