Mumbai hospital faces shortage of oxygen, BMC comes to its rescue


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According to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the hospital approached the civic body on Wednesday afternoon seeking help in arranging oxygen cylinders, as its existing supply was about to finish in the evening.

Oxygen cylinders being inspected at Thane District Government Hospital on Thursday. (Express Photo by Deepak Joshi)

Shortage of oxygen supply hit private-run H J Doshi Ghatkopar Hindu Mahasabha Hospital in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar on Wednesday, causing a scare for the lives of 61 Covid-19 patients admitted there. Of them, 11 are in a critical condition.

“The hospital was in touch with the state Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) and supplier for the cylinders. It was informed that the supply will be delayed. Following this, the hospital management approached the BMC, as they had supply till 6.30 pm,” said Dr Mahendra Khandare, Medical Officer of Health of N ward (Ghatkopar).



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