- Oxygen deficiency has increased in UP, hospitals are suffering without oxygen.
- Horrific cases are coming out from many districts including Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi, Noida
- Patients are being shifted to other hospitals, only a few hours of oxygen are left
Oxygen deficiency has increased significantly in UP with new cases of corona. Hospitals are suffering without oxygen. The oxygen level of the body continues to fall. Such cases are coming from many districts including Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi. In Aligarh, 5 people died in a private hospital due
Private hospital returning patients in Lucknow
In addition to large Kovid hospitals in Lucknow, smaller Kovid and non Kovid hospitals are also facing oxygen crisis. Despite sending the information of problems due to lack of oxygen to CMO and district administration, no relief could be achieved till Wednesday evening. In such a situation, the hospitals started returning patients from the evening.
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Mayo, Makewell and TS Mishra hospitals on Wednesday asked the timed residents to take oxygen support patients to another institution. This caused panic among the timbers. By the time the news was written, the condition of oxygen supply at Mayo Hospital has been corrected. There is also a lack of oxygen reported in Charak Hospital. Many Kovid hospitals could not start due to oxygen.
Asked for 100 cylinders, only 25 are getting
Ajanta Hospital was made Kovid Hospital but due to lack of oxygen, the recruitment of patients has not started yet. Only twenty are being operated in a 100-bed hospital. Oxygen is available on just 6 of these. The hospital had demanded 100 cylinders, while only 25 are being given. Avadh Hospital also sought oxygen from the CMO, but the hearing did not take place. In such a situation, many patients were shifted to other hospitals and recruitment of new ones was stopped. Outside the Oudh Oxygen Company based at Garhi Kanaura in Lucknow, people have a line for Oxigen.
Five deaths due to lack of oxygen in Aligarh
His family created a ruckus last night after the death of five patients infected with the corona virus due to lack of oxygen at a private hospital in Aligarh district. In a private hospital in Gandhi Park area of Aligarh’s Naurangabad police station area, five patients infected with corona virus died on Wednesday night in a short span of time.
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Shyam Kashyap, brother of Anil Kashyap (50), who was among the dead, said, ‘One after the other, five Kovid patients died due to lack of oxygen in the hospital. After this incident, the hospital administration has started trying to cover up the matter by getting 40 cylinders of oxygen.
Owner said allegations of lack of oxygen are wrong
However, the hospital owner, Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, denied the allegations of lack of oxygen and said that no patient had died due to lack of oxygen. He said that all those patients were on ventilator and it is a coincidence that he died within a short span of time. Adequate oxygen is available in the hospital.
In Kanpur, the authorities stopped their phones
In Kanpur, the situation is worse due to lack of oxygen. Level-3 LLR Hospitals and all government-private hospitals have oxygen shortage. Authorities responsible for oxygen supply in the district have switched off their phones. At the same time, patients are not admitted in private hospitals until 2-3 days after referral from the Kovid control room.
Oxygen crisis in LLR for several days
Lala Lajpat Rai Hospital affiliated to GSVM Medical College has been facing oxygen crisis for many days. On Wednesday also, the hospital administration continued to arrange oxygen with its resources. But this was insufficient in view of the high need of the patients. Sources say that on Tuesday, Wednesday night, the load of patients in the emergency increased so much that they were stopped till new patients were taken there. Experts say that private hospitals treating Kovid patients in the city are also facing oxygen shortage.
Can not find hospitals
Similarly, patients being referred to private hospitals from the integrated control room of Kovid are not getting admission there. Many such cases came on Wednesday. Serious patients are also being sent to Kanpur from Unnao, Fatehpur, Banda, Hamirpur and Kannauj. In such a situation, the load in government and private hospitals has increased manifold.
Black marketing of oxygen, 51 cylinders recovered
The Crime Branch of the Kanpur Police Commissionerate busted the Oxigen black-marketing racket and recovered 51 cylinders. In this connection, the owner of the gas agency has been arrested in Govind Nagar area of the city. According to DCP (crime) Salman Taj Patil, the investigation revealed that the agency owner was involved in the black marketing of the Oxygen cylinder. Patil said, “Following complaints of black marketing of oxygen cylinders, we monitored the owner of the gas agency near Nad Lal intersection in Govind Nagar area.”
Police seized about 51 large and small oxygen gas cylinders from the godown and took the agency’s owner Jaswant Singh into custody for questioning. The police officer said, ‘We have been seeking details related to the sale and purchase of oxygen cylinders in the last few days. If the allegations against him are found to be true, he will be arrested under the relevant sections of the IPC.
Two dead brothers broke their life in Noida
Lack of oxygen is killing people. The family members, who came to collect the ashes of two brothers who died due to Corona, expressed their pain on Wednesday. He said that the death is due to lack of oxygen. He started crying as soon as he said this. Nitin, a resident of Sector 49, said that two brothers, Natwar Lal and Sunil Kumar, lost their lives due to lack of oxygen. Both were corona contagion. Nitin said that after the end of oxygen on Monday, the doctors raised their hands. On Tuesday, the two brother’s funeral pyre were lit together.
Uproar over the death of a patient in Sharda
There was an uproar on Tuesday night on the death of the patient in Sharda. The family alleges that the young man lost his life due to negligence in treatment. The deceased’s brother Pratim said that 41-year-old elder brother was undergoing treatment at Sharda. He was threatened when asked about the condition of the patient. When a CT scan report was sought on the information about the death, no one gave it, there was a ruckus about it. The family alleges that his brother has died due to the negligence of doctors.
Only 8 to 10 hours of oxygen is reserved in Varanasi
PM’s parliamentary constituency Varanasi is also not untouched by this. The situation has become so bad from uncontrollable corona that almost all hospitals in Varanasi have an oxygen reserve of 8 to 10 hours. We are not saying this, Kaushal Raj Sharma, DM of Varanasi himself. DM Kaushal Raj Sharma said that about 3400 oxygen cylinders are supplied every day in Varanasi district. In view of the shortage of oxygen, we have been refilling and supplying oxygen cylinders in the hospital all night. In hospitals with less oxygen, it is being supplied as a priority.
The condition of a hospital in Kanpur