Oxygen tanker

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India at war: INOX chief Siddharth Jain on oxygen crisis

14 May 2021

India at war: INOX chief Siddharth Jain on oxygen crisis

As India witnesses an alarming COVID-19 spike, instances of oxygen shortage continue to emerge.

Fertilizer firms to supply 50 tonnes oxygen daily to patients

28 Apr 2021

Fertilizer firms to supply 50 tonnes oxygen daily to patients

The Centre on Wednesday said fertilizer companies like IFFCO are expected to supply 50 tonnes of medical oxygen per day to hospitals for treatment of COVID-19 patients.

Coronavirus: Why is India facing an oxygen shortage?

28 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: Why is India facing an oxygen shortage?

The second wave of COVID-19 has exposed flaws in India's health system as many regions report a shortage of medical oxygen.

MP proposes special package for industries to increase oxygen production

27 Apr 2021

MP proposes special package for industries to increase oxygen production

The Madhya Pradesh government is planning to offer a special package to industrial units to increase oxygen production and set up new plants of the life-saving gas amidst a surge in COVID-19 cases, a senior official said on Tuesday.

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital still waiting to refill oxygen cylinders

26 Apr 2021

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital still waiting to refill oxygen cylinders

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi has been waiting for three days to refill its oxygen cylinders, which are used while transporting critically ill COVID-19 patients, and is currently in beg and borrow mode.

'Oxygen Express' with three tankers arrives in Maharashtra

26 Apr 2021

'Oxygen Express' with three tankers arrives in Maharashtra

A train carrying three tankers loaded with liquid medical oxygen arrived at Kalamboli near Mumbai from Jamnagar in Gujarat on Monday, railway officials said.

What are oxygen concentrators? How are they different from cylinders?

25 Apr 2021

What are oxygen concentrators? How are they different from cylinders?

As India faces a shortage of hospital beds amid a record surge in coronavirus infections, several of those infected have had to seek treatment at home.

#OxygenCrisis: 20 COVID-19 patients die at Delhi's Jaipur Golden Hospital

24 Apr 2021

#OxygenCrisis: 20 COVID-19 patients die at Delhi's Jaipur Golden Hospital

In an extremely tragic event that highlights the dire condition of hospitals in India's capital, 20 patients died at Delhi's Jaipur Golden Hospital last night, due to a shortage of medical oxygen.

Oxygen Express train carrying three tankers of oxygen reaches UP

24 Apr 2021

Oxygen Express train carrying three tankers of oxygen reaches UP

An Oxygen Express train carrying three tankers of liquid medical oxygen arrived in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday morning as the state battles a surge in coronavirus cases.

Delhi records highest-ever 348 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

24 Apr 2021

Delhi records highest-ever 348 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

Delhi registered 348 fatalities linked to coronavirus on Friday, marking the highest single-day death toll since the pandemic began.

Gujarat: Rajkot hospitals complain of acute shortage of oxygen

23 Apr 2021

Gujarat: Rajkot hospitals complain of acute shortage of oxygen

Several hospitals in Rajkot, Gujarat are facing an acute shortage of medical oxygen, with some of them even expressing fear that the paucity of this life-saving gas might even result in the death of patients if the situation does not improve.

Haryana: Oxygen tanker headed from Panipat to Sirsa goes missing

23 Apr 2021

Haryana: Oxygen tanker headed from Panipat to Sirsa goes missing

Amid the growing COVID-19 cases in the state and the country facing an oxygen crisis, a tanker carrying liquid oxygen, which was traveling from Panipat to Sirsa in Haryana, has gone missing after which police has registered a complaint and launched investigations.

Coronavirus: Modi chairs key meeting on oxygen availability amid shortage

22 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: Modi chairs key meeting on oxygen availability amid shortage

Amid reports of shortage in the oxygen supply across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a high-level meeting to review the situation.

More beds will be added post-oxygen crisis resolution: Satyendar Jain

22 Apr 2021

More beds will be added post-oxygen crisis resolution: Satyendar Jain

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said the number of beds for coronavirus patients will be increased in large numbers once the oxygen crisis in the national capital is resolved.

Government issues order for unrestricted movement of oxygen tankers

22 Apr 2021

Government issues order for unrestricted movement of oxygen tankers

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Thursday passed an order that transportation of oxygen tankers must remain unhindered, at a time when healthcare infrastructure has been overburdened due to the surging coronavirus cases.

Beg, borrow, steal but provide oxygen: Delhi HC tells Centre

22 Apr 2021

Beg, borrow, steal but provide oxygen: Delhi HC tells Centre

The Delhi High Court last evening pulled up the Centre over the tragedy unfolding in hospitals, demanding why it's not waking up to the reality.

Coronavirus: Centre increases Delhi's oxygen quota, says Kejriwal

21 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: Centre increases Delhi's oxygen quota, says Kejriwal

The central government has increased the oxygen quota for Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said.

Delhi government looted oxygen tanker, alleges Haryana Minister Anil Vij

21 Apr 2021

Delhi government looted oxygen tanker, alleges Haryana Minister Anil Vij

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Wednesday claimed that the Delhi government stole an oxygen tanker that was on its way to Faridabad.