Kejriwal also wrote to Union minister for commerce and industries Piyush Goyal, seeking his intervention in the matter, PTI reported.
“Serious oxygen crisis persists in Delhi. I again urge the Centre to urgently provide oxygen to Delhi. Some hospitals are left with just a few hours of oxygen,” the chief minister tweeted.
Serious oxygen crisis persists in Delhi. I again urge centre to urgently provide oxygen to Delhi. Some hospitals ar… https://t.co/Xp9Lh7qziQ
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) 1618922167000
The Delhi government had on Monday set up a 24-member committee to ensure “rational” use of oxygen for treatment of Covid-19 patients.
An order issued by the health department said the ‘Oxygen Audit Committee’ will identify areas of wasteful consumption.
The consumption of oxygen has undergone a quantum increase with the admission of a large number of serious patients who require oxygen support, it said.
With inputs from agency