Two of the six hospitals — Saroj Super Specialty Hospital and Shanti Mukund Hospital — have been flagging their scarcity since Thursday morning
At least six Delhi hospitals have run out of liquid medical oxygen, as per a letter written by Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia to Union well being minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday.
He mentioned that whereas the six hospitals have exhausted their provide, different hospitals have just a few hours of oxygen provide left.
Here is the total checklist of hospitals talked about within the letter:
|Sr No||Hospital Name||Owned by||
Oxygen inventory availability
|3||Saroj Super Speciality Hospital||Private||Exhausted|
|5||Tirath Ram Shah Hospital||Private||Exhausted|
|6||UK Nursing Home||Private||Exhausted|
|7||BLK Hospital, Pusa Road||Private||Four hours|
|8||Holy Family Hospital, Okhla||Private||2.5 hours|
|9||Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Sarita Vihar||Private||Four hours|
|10||Max Super Speciality Hospital, Shalimar Bagh||Private||18 hours|
|11||Sh Venkateshwara Hospital, Dwarka||Private||5 hours|
|12||Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajesnder Nagar||Private||20 hours|
|13||Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute, Paschim Vihar||Private||5 hours|
|14||St Stephen’s Hospital, Tiz Hazari||Private||18 hours|
|15||Max Super Speciality Hospital, Patparganj||Private||Four hours|
|16||Ambedkar Nagar Hospital||Government||24 hours|
|17||Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital||Government||6 hours|
|18||Deep Chand Bandhu Hospital||Government||Eight to 10 hours|
|19||Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital||Government||Four hours|
|20||GTB Hospital||Government||Eight hours|
|21||Rajeev Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital||Government||11 hours|
|22||Burari Hospital||Government||7 hours|
As per LiveNews360, the Delhi authorities had additionally flagged the identical situation inside minutes of a Delhi High Court order asking the Centre to make sure that the National Capital receives its full quota of oxygen cylinders for COVID-19 sufferers.
This checklist of hospitals was hooked up by the Sisodia in his letter to the Centre.
Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia writes to Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan
“Police & senior officials of administration in Uttar Pradesh & Haryana are stalling the tankers carrying oxygen, delaying the tankers to reach Delhi hospitals on time,” the letter reads pic.twitter.com/xeXZ22syDg
— ANI (@ANI) April 22, 2021
Several small hospitals within the metropolis struggled to replenish the oxygen provide for coronavirus sufferers on Thursday morning, whilst some large healthcare services obtained recent inventory in a single day.
Two of the six hospitals — Saroj Super Specialty Hospital and Shanti Mukund Hospital — have been flagging their scarcity since Thursday morning.
Apart from these two, Tirath Ram Shah Hospital, UK Nursing Home, Rathi Hospital and Santom Hospital had been additionally flagged for operating out of oxygen. Meanwhile, simply 2.5 hours of oxygen was left on the Holy Family Hospital.
In his letter, Sisodia additionally alleged that tankers carrying oxygen weren’t in a position to attain hospitals within the National Capital as they had been being stalled by police and officers in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.
“Police and senior officials of the administration in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana are stalling the tankers carrying oxygen, delaying the tankers from reaching Delhi hospitals on time,” Sisodia mentioned within the letter.
“I urge you ensure that the oxygen allocated for Delhi by the Centre reaches there without any delay to save lives of the patients,” he added.
The Centre on Thursday directed states to ensure uninterrupted production and provide of medical oxygen and its transport alongside inter-state borders and mentioned the district Justice of the Peace and superintendent of police of the district involved can be held accountable if there’s any violation of its order.
The directive below the stringent Disaster Management Act 2005 was issued by Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla within the wake of reviews that some states blocked provide of medical oxygen to different states amid a sudden spike in coronavirus instances and demand for it.
With inputs from PTI