"You are not exploring all avenues to augment oxygen supply. Beg, borrow or steal," the court told the Centre, and asked why it was not waking up to the gravity of the emergency situation
Several people are using their resources to help those in need
The supply plan has been done as recommended by the Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) in consultation with States
The deceased included 11 men and 11 women, all of whom were on ventilator, Maharashtra Health Minister told reporters
According to an official, Sir Ganga Ram City Hospital at Pusa Road had five hours of oxygen left around 4:30 pm
"The patients were on ventilators as well as on oxygen supply, which got interrupted after the leakage in the oxygen supply tank," district collector Suraj Mandhare said.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal had informed that the central government was creating a green corridor for fast movement of 'Oxygen Express' trains.
Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra governments had earlier approached the Railway Ministry to explore whether liquid medical oxygen tankers could be moved by the rail network.
This is the first time that the self-sustainable oxygen generation technology for fighter pilots would be used in makeshift hospitals in Uttar Pradesh.
Central govt-constituted Empowered Group-II has reviewed the supply of oxygen for industrial use in order to divert the same to meet the rising demand for medical oxygen
"We have also urged the Centre to allow industrial oxygen to be used for medical purposes," he said
The incident occurred at the Government Medical College Hospital (GMCH) here on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday
Railways has geared up to run oxygen Express trains through green corridor for fast movement of LMO as availability of oxygen is key in the treatment of certain medical conditions due to Covid infection
"Delhi is fast running out of beds, oxygen and the life-saving drug Remdesivir as Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours have reached 24,000 on Saturday," informed the CM
Water in the tank was also used to irrigate fields in the mandal and recently water was released to paddy fields which resulted in depleted oxygen levels in the tank
He laid the foundation to an urban forest park at Boath cross roads on Thursday.