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Khan Chacha, Town Hall owner Navneet Kalra challenges suspension of licence

July 21, 2021 7:58 am

Kalra, who was booked and arrested by the Delhi Police in May in a case alleging black marketing of oxygen concentrators during the second wave of Covid-19, is currently out on bail.

Maharashtra government set to double storage capacity of medical oxygen

July 08, 2021 7:50 am

On Wednesday, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray held a review meeting to discuss existing storage capacity and how hospitals are faring.

Signs of second wave wane, but black fungus cases rise in Andhra

June 23, 2021 7:13 am

During a review meeting on Tuesday, Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy said extra precautions need to be taken as the lockdown imposed in neighbouring states is being relaxed, and inter-state migration has resumed.

Demand for oxygen cylinders dips in Gurgaon

June 22, 2021 9:30 am

For the last three days, less than 10 new cases have emerged in the district daily.

Foundation raised $1.2 million for Covid efforts in India

June 03, 2021 10:22 am

With a record-breaking fundraising, US-India Chambers of Commerce Foundation has shipped or en route nearly 120 ventilators and over 1,000 oxygen concentrators, a release said on Wednesday.

Preparation for third covid wave: Panchkula adds beds, O2 units; special focus on rural areas, paediatric wards

June 02, 2021 12:27 pm

In April, the Panchkula Civil Hospital had begun the construction of an oxygen plant with a capacity to produce 1,000 litres of oxygen per minute.

Top court stays Delhi HC order on IGST on imported concentrators

June 02, 2021 2:19 am

The High Court had said that the category of life-saving drugs also includes oxygen concentrators. It had quashed a May 1 notification by the Centre which reduced the IGST rate from 28 to 12 per cent.

COVID-19: How to use an oxygen concentrator at home

May 28, 2021 5:00 pm

Oxygen levels are determined with the use a device called pulse oximeter. If the oximeter says that one’s SpO2 level or oxygen saturation is below 95 per cent, supplemental oxygen is recommended, said Dr Bela Sharma, additional director, Internal Medicine, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram

Karnataka order restricting oxygen sale hits those in home isolation; citizens step up to help

May 27, 2021 6:45 am

The government order, issued earlier this month, said manufacturers and suppliers could provide oxygen only to hospitals and not to individuals.

COVID-19: When should a person opt for oxygen support at home?

May 24, 2021 5:21 pm

According to a doctor, "only mild to moderately-ill patients", who have "an oxygen saturation level between 90-94 per cent", should depend on an oxygen concentrator and can use it at home