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K East ward to raise oxygen army to fight COVID-19


On Friday night, a 59-year-old woman from Vile Parle (East) suffered breathlessness and was rushed to a COVID-19 Care Centre at Poonam Nagar in Andheri. Doctors checked her oxygen saturation level and put her on oxygen support using a portable oxygen concentrator. Her oxygen saturation level improved from 75% to 85% by the time she secured a bed at HBT Trauma Care Hospital in Jogeshwari.

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Oxygen therapy has emerged as one of the key interventions in the city’s fight against COVID-19. Over the past month, about 50 patients in K East ward have been revived with the ...


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