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A worker loads empty cylinders of medical oxygen in New Delhi (file photo) | PTI

45 PSA oxygen plants commissioned in Delhi’s govt hospitals, says health dept

According to the health officials, around 160 PSA oxygen generation plants with a total capacity of 148.11 metric tonnes are being installed at govt & private hospitals in Delhi.

Kids returning with post-Covid symptoms like breathlessness, headaches, say Delhi doctors

Symptoms were found to be persisting for three to four months in children who had severe Covid, stated Dr Bajaj of Ujala Cygnus Group of Hospitals.
The Shehnai banquet hall is a covid facility that was opened last year. The facility is currently overburdened unlike last year. This facility did not have oxygen cylinders, but it does have now, as most of the patients complaint of breathing difficulties | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Delhi govt forms 6-member panel to assess cases of patients who died due to lack of oxygen

The panel is meant to grant compensation and check whether the oxygen was being used properly at the hospital as per the norms, an official order said.
File image of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital | Facebook

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital reports first case of white fungus with severe damage to intestines

According to Dr Anil Arora, white fungus causing multifocal perforations in the food pipe, small & large bowel in Covid infection has previously not been reported in literature.

Delhi hospitals now have vacant oxygen beds as Covid cases dip, but finding ICUs still tough

According to doctors, a well-timed lockdown coupled with increase in resources like oxygen beds and dip in cases has led to fewer hospital admissions in Delhi.
Representational image of patients at a Covid treatment facility | Praveen Jain | ThePrint file photo

Govt allows hospitals to accept cash payments of Rs 2 lakh & more for Covid treatment

The notification by the Income Tax Dept. said the latest provision was being made for a period between 1 April - 31 May on obtaining PAN or Aadhaar of the patient.
Representational image of patients at a Covid treatment facility | Praveen Jain | ThePrint file photo

Delhi govt website shows vacant Covid beds in 46 hospitals, but only one confirms availability

CM Kejriwal had directed officials to ensure real-time bed availability is reflected on website. Hospitals cite volume of patients, shortage of oxygen, manpower, for discrepancy.
Representational image of a healthcare worker handling an oxygen cylinder | Photo: ThePrint

Ensure oxygen transport is unhindered, use criminal action if required: Delhi HC tells Centre

Delhi High Court says governments must 'beg, borrow or steal' to ensure protection of fundamental emergency. Centre assures there will be unobstructed supply of oxygen to Delhi.
A health worker wearing PPE suit attends COVID-19 patients at quarantine Center, CWG Village, in New Delhi on 15 July 2020 (representational image) | ANI

Why Delhi hospitals, with 100s of vacant beds, are still struggling to cater to all patients

Of the 5,711 Covid-19 beds across all government and private hospitals in Delhi, only 516 — or 9 per cent — are occupied as on 2 March.
Hospital Beds (representational image) | Credits: maxpixels

Delhi govt declares 6 hospitals completely ‘non-Covid’ amid falling cases

The six Covid-free hospitals are Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, DDU Hospital, Deep Chand Hospital, Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Acharya Shree Bhikshu Hospital & SRC Hospital.
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On Sri Lankan man’s lynching, all of Pakistan reacted…and moved on

PM Imran Khan’s tweet of shock. Check. CM’s expression of sadness and ordering of in­­q­ui­­ry. Check. IG police’s vow to arrest the culprits. Check.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.
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