Covid-19 patients with mild symptoms are being advised to stay at home in quarantine, yet the number of critical patients is so high that many hospitals are running out of Covid beds. There are thousands grappling with bed shortage, and now the oxygen supply crisis has doubled the woes of all and sundry.
Last updated: 23 April 2021, 08:20 PM IST
COVID-19 patient gets oxygen on the spot, provided by a Sikh organisation at a Gurdwara in Indirapuram, Ghaziabad.
Family members of COVID-19 patients wait outside an oxygen-filling center at Mayapuri in New Delhi to refill their empty cylinders, as demand for oxygen rises due to spike in coronovirus cases.
A COVID-19 patient receives primary treatment outside Shanti Mukund Hospital in New Delhi, facing shortage in beds and medical oxygen, as coronavirus cases surge in record numbers countrywide.
A family member of a COVID-19 patient carries an oxygen cylinder for refilling outside a filling center at Mayapuri in New Delhi, as demand for oxygen rises due to spike in coronovirus cases.
Family members of a COVID-19 patient rest outside a government-run hospital, facing shortage in beds and medical oxygen, amid surge in coronavirus cases in Kolkata.
People with their vehicles wait outside BHEL factory to get the oxygen cylinders refilled, during COVID induced curfew imposed due to surge in coronavirus cases in Bhopal.