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Indonesia triples oxygen supplies as Covid-19 outbreak worsens

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Hospitals in Jakarta unable to cope with demand as Delta variant accounts for more than 60% of cases

Indonesia is tripling its oxygen supplies to hospitals as data suggests the Delta variant of coronavirus is now driving the country’s worsening outbreak, accounting for more than 60% of recent cases.

Indonesia’s health minister, Budi Gunadi Sadikin, told the Guardian that three-quarters of the national oxygen production used for industry would be redeployed to hospitals for the next two weeks.

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from The Guardian https://ift.tt/2SKZiw6
via Google News

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