Some of Delhi's hospitals have run out of oxygen supplies -city minister

City in the grip of surging coronavirus infections

  
Patients are seen inside an ambulance while waiting to enter a COVID-19 hospital for treatment, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ahmedabad, India, April 22, 2021.

Patients are seen inside an ambulance while waiting to enter a COVID-19 hospital for treatment, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ahmedabad, India, April 22, 2021.

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NEW DELHI - Some hospitals in the Indian capital of New Delhi have run out of oxygen, putting lives at risk, the city's deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said on Thursday, as the city was in the grip of surging coronavirus infections.

"After some time, saving lives would be difficult," Sisodia said in a televised address.

(Reporting by Neha Arora and Devjyot Ghoshal Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky) ((neha.dasgupta@tr.com;))

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