Delhi Police 'Rush' Oxygen to Hospital Amid India's COVID Crisis

Police in Delhi said they “rushed” to help deliver oxygen to an area hospital on Thursday, April 22, as the country battled mounting COVID-19 cases and oxygen shortages.

Delhi Police’s Dwarka branch said it received an emergency call for oxygen from Manipal Hospital and officers “rushed” to a plant in Faridabad to get an oxygen tanker sent to the hospital.

Police provided this footage on Thursday that shows officers escorting the tanker to the hospital in Delhi.

India reported the world’s highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Thursday, with more than 314,000 new cases. Credit: @DCPDwarka via Storyful