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Medical oxygen shortage: Find out how many cylinders are required per day by these 10 countries

Updated : May 04, 2021 08:45 AM IST

Here's a look at the number of oxygen cylinders needed per day by countries most affected by the second COVID-19 wave

There is an extreme shortage of medical oxygen across the world. While governments and multiple companies are trying their best to ensure the need for medical oxygen, to save severe COVID-19 infected patients is met on priority, let's take a look at the number of oxygen cylinders needed by countries most affected by the second COVID-19 wave. -- Data source: Path.org, as of April 27. Standard cylinder: 7 cubic metre. (Image: Shutterstock)
There is an extreme shortage of medical oxygen across the world. While governments and multiple companies are trying their best to ensure the need for medical oxygen, to save severe COVID-19 infected patients is met on priority, let's take a look at the number of oxygen cylinders needed by countries most affected by the second COVID-19 wave. -- Data source: Path.org, as of April 27. Standard cylinder: 7 cubic metre. (Image: Shutterstock)
No 10 | Country: Peru | No of medical oxygen cylinders needed to save COVID-19 patients: 42,673 (Image: Reuters)
No 10 | Country: Peru | No of medical oxygen cylinders needed to save COVID-19 patients: 42,673 (Image: Reuters)
No 9 | Country: Russia | No of medical oxygen cylinders needed to save COVID-19 patients: 56,195 (Image: Reuters)
No 9 | Country: Russia | No of medical oxygen cylinders needed to save COVID-19 patients: 56,195 (Image: Reuters)
No 8 | Country: Philippines | No of medical oxygen cylinders needed to save COVID-19 patients: 58,912 (Image: Reuters)
No 8 | Country: Philippines | No of medical oxygen cylinders needed to save COVID-19 patients: 58,912 (Image: Reuters)
No 7 | Country: Ukraine | No of medical oxygen cylinders needed to save COVID-19 patients: 74,599 (Image: Reuters)
No 7 | Country: Ukraine | No of medical oxygen cylinders needed to save COVID-19 patients: 74,599 (Image: Reuters)
No 6 | Country: Colombia | No of medical oxygen cylinders needed to save COVID-19 patients: 1,11,019 (Image: Shutterstock)
No 6 | Country: Colombia | No of medical oxygen cylinders needed to save COVID-19 patients: 1,11,019 (Image: Shutterstock)
No 5 | Country: Iran | No of medical oxygen cylinders needed to save COVID-19 patients: 1,47,893 (Image: Reuters)
No 5 | Country: Iran | No of medical oxygen cylinders needed to save COVID-19 patients: 1,47,893 (Image: Reuters)
No 4 | Country: Argentina | No of medical oxygen cylinders needed to save COVID-19 patients: 1,52,803 (image: Reuters)
No 4 | Country: Argentina | No of medical oxygen cylinders needed to save COVID-19 patients: 1,52,803 (image: Reuters)
No 3 | Country: Turkey | No of medical oxygen cylinders needed to save COVID-19 patients: 3,41,710 (Image: Reuters)
No 3 | Country: Turkey | No of medical oxygen cylinders needed to save COVID-19 patients: 3,41,710 (Image: Reuters)
No 2 | Country: Brazil | No of medical oxygen cylinders needed to save COVID-19 patients: 3,87,714 (Image: Reuters)
No 2 | Country: Brazil | No of medical oxygen cylinders needed to save COVID-19 patients: 3,87,714 (Image: Reuters)
No 1 | Country: India | No of medical oxygen cylinders needed daily to save COVID-19 patients: 19,32,297 (Image: Reuters)
No 1 | Country: India | No of medical oxygen cylinders needed daily to save COVID-19 patients: 19,32,297 (Image: Reuters)
Published : May 04, 2021 08:26 AM IST
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