As India is overwhelmed by record numbers of COVID-19 cases, family members plead for oxygen for loved ones outside hospitals

NEW DELHI — With life-saving oxygen in short supply, families are left on their own to ferry people sick with COVID-19 from hospital to hospital in search of treatment as India is engulfed in a devastating surge of infections. Too often, their efforts end in mourning. On social media and in television footage, desperate relatives…

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Covid-19: UK sends supplies to India amid record virus surge

image copyrightReutersimage captionPatients are dying without oxygen as India battles a record surge of Covid-19 casesMore than 600 pieces of medical equipment are being sent to India as the country faces a record surge of coronavirus cases, the UK government has said.The assistance package includes 495 oxygen concentrators – which extract oxygen from the air…

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