Delhi Police Transport Oxygen Amid Medical Supplies Shortage

Police in Delhi said they transported oxygen cylinders on April 26 after receiving four distress calls from hospitals treating an upsurge in COVID-19 cases.

This footage, posted on Tuesday, shows police loading an oxygen cylinder into a vehicle before driving through the city.

COVID cases in India have spiked over the past week, with daily infection rates in excess of 300,000. India’s Ministry of Health reported 360,960 new cases on Wednesday for the previous 24 hours, and 3,293 deaths.

Hospitals have been struggling to meet the demand for oxygen from COVID-19 patients. Credit: Delhi Police via Storyful