| Osmanabad, Satara |
Updated: September 12, 2020 9:03:34 am
As Maharashtra became the first state to cross a million Covid-19 cases on Friday, north Maharashtra and Marathwada regions are facing shortage of medical oxygen supply.
On Friday afternoon, as a man on ventilator battled for life at Sparsh hospital in Osmanabad, the staff made frantic calls to dealers for oxygen. Their sole cylinder would last the patient just three hours.
“I receive such calls every few hours. The situation is really bad. The demand for oxygen has suddenly surged since a week, and there isn’t…