Joint effort by police, health officials, Ngo,s saved 73 COVID patients in Kolkata

In an appreciable joint effort and quick action around 3:30 am the scheduled delivery of 65 cylinders reached the hospital to save the life of the patients.

In a joint effort by police, health officials, and NGOs in late night in Kolkata have helped to saved 73 Covid patients on Wednesday.


The cylinders had rushing from all parts of the city to a hospital to save them. Hospital doctors at Garia’s Remedy Hospital were running fast out of oxygen because of a problem at a refill station in Domjur.


To restore oxygen to the hospital’s patients, the hospital send an SOS message to everyone they knew. A member of the health department said the doctor IN the phone was begging for help and was crying.


Soumen Mitra, the commissioner of Kolkata Police, received a call around 9:20 pm about an apprehensive situation at the hospital and asked the welfare cell to intervene. In addition to nine cylinders arranged by the cops, the Baruipur SDO also called oxygen manufacturer Linde and received 40 B-type cylinders. 13 cylinders were provided by the Baruipur hospital and 10 by M R Bangur.


At 11:15 pm, the oxygen supply had run out and patients would have gulped for air if there any further delay. In an appreciable joint effort and quick action around 3:30 am the scheduled delivery of 65 cylinders reached the hospital to save the life of the patients.  


In a really appreciable move and joint efforts, patients were saved from any mishap.

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