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Desperate New Delhi hospitals turn to the courts with minutes of oxygen left – ABC News

India’s coronavirus crisis sees hospitals desperately short of oxygen turn to courts to get them lifesaving supplies at short notice.

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A court in India’s capital New Delhi has become the last hope for many hospitals struggling to get oxygen for COVID-19 patients as supplies run dangerously short while government officials bicker over who is responsible.
Key points:

  • India’s Solicitor General told the court in a hearing for emergency oxygen, “We desperately need God’s blessings”.
  • Lawyers in the capital say the court’s intervention has saved lives
  • One hospital at one point only had one hour’s worth of oxygen for 142 COVID patients

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