May 28, 2021 11:17 AM IST
Delhi COVID Deaths: The committee will assess online and offline complaints and/or representations regarding deaths due to oxygen shortage on “case-to-case basis”
- May 14, 2021 02:08 PM IST
Kerala wants more oxygen because COVID-19 cases are rising and supply may be hit by disruption in power supply and road transport under the influence of a cyclone that is developing over Lakshadweep and forecast to move towards Gujarat.
- May 07, 2021 05:51 PM IST
Before the second wave of COVID-19, India had 1,200 cryogenic tankers. It now has 1,600 tankers and requires at least 300 more. The cost of one tanker will be around Rs 35-Rs 40 lakh, excluding the chassis cost.
- May 07, 2021 01:29 PM IST
Though the situation is manageable now, with demand around 150 MTPD, and the state producing around 210 MTPD, govt estimates say that demand is likely to grow 10% every two weeks. One major challenge for the state is that it has no bulk sources like steel plants or major industries.
- May 04, 2021 04:10 PM IST
The service has been rolled out in cities such as Mumbai, Thane, Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Chakan, Nasik and Nagpur in Maharashtra with the company deploying around 100 vehicles to overcome the transportation bottleneck with safe and quick transportation to deliver oxygen cylinders on demand, a release said.
- Apr 29, 2021 03:36 PM IST
Transportation of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) was a major bottleneck that the government was facing due to the shortage of such tankers, to transport surplus oxygen from eastern India to other parts of the country.
- Apr 23, 2021 07:04 PM IST
The Max Hospital-Saket on Friday morning sent out an SOS, saying it was left with "an hour's oxygen supply" and over 700 patients admitted.
- Apr 23, 2021 08:34 AM IST
Complacency, bungling and callousness all played a role in the oxygen shortage even as Covid cases spiked. There will be long term consequences
- Apr 21, 2021 08:50 PM IST
NITI Aayog member (Health) Dr V K Paul appealed to the states, hospitals and nursing homes to ensure rational use of oxygen as it was a "life-saving" drug for coronavirus infected patients.
- Apr 20, 2021 05:54 PM IST
Official figures show that in just the first three quarters of 2020-21, 9294 MT of oxygen was exported from the country, more than double the 4502 MT exports in the previous year. The vast majority of Oxygen headed to neighboring nation Bangladesh.
- Apr 19, 2021 07:40 PM IST
In the face of a massive surge in demand for medical oxygen during the second wave of the pandemic, IOC has diverted the high-purity oxygen used in its Mono Ethylene Glycol (MEG) unit to produce medical-grade liquid oxygen at its Panipat refinery and petrochemical complex in Haryana.
- Mar 30, 2021 04:35 PM IST
The COVID-19-related hospitalisations has went up over the past month, leading to concerns being raised over availability of oxygen.
- Jul 02, 2020 05:55 PM IST
Afghanistan has struggled with shortages of medical oxygen. The country gets oxygen cylinders from abroad. Until recently, imports were halted due to sealed borders.