Did shortage of oxygen kill all COVID patients in ICU in Egypt hospital?
Every coronavirus patient who was kept in the intensive care unit the Al-Husseiniya Central Hospital in Egypt reportedly died last Saturday owing to the lack of oxygen in the ward
Every coronavirus patient who was kept in the intensive care unit the Al-Husseiniya Central Hospital in Egypt reportedly died last Saturday owing to the lack of oxygen in the ward. The event was caught on camera by a patient’s relative in the hospital, which reportedly took place when oxygen levels at the hospital dropped.
The clips, which are going viral on social media sites, show patients struggling to breathe, people screaming and medical staff desperately trying to save patients. The image of one nurse, collapsed on the floor in a corner with the fear in her eyes visible through a visor and mask is heartbreaking.
This incidence has taken social media by storm, with many netizens termed the incidence as heartbreaking. One social media user tweeted: “Seen a very shocking video of covid in I think Egypt and there oxygen in the hospitals all turned off... everybody in ICU died. Dr crouched on the floor in fear ... just why.. why are humans so evil I feel sick and frustrated of life...”
Another user tweeted: “The situation in Egypt is becoming dire, as news breaks of some hospitals running out of oxygen for patients. Both daily cases and daily deaths are rising toward the levels during their spring wave.”
One Twitter user posted: “A tragic and terrifying photo spreading widely on social media of a nurse crying in the intensive care room of the Husseinieh central hospital in Sharqi governance eastern Egypt After the oxygen was cut off suddenly and all patients died!”
A Twitter user with profile name ASH wrote: “PLEASE take this pandemic seriously. California & Arizona have literally no ICU beds. The oxygen supply is running out. an entire ICU ward in Egypt died because of oxygen supply. that 3% survival rate is NOTHING without the hospital treatments. healthcare workers are TIRED.”
Meanwhile, according to a report published in Aljazeera, the officials have denied allegations by a relative of one of the patients that the deaths were caused by a lack of oxygen. The officials have claimed that the patients died because they suffered chronic diseases in addition to the virus.
The person responsible for filming at the ICU has been summoned by the police for questioning.