Updated: May 15, 2021 20:31 IST
By Ajit K. Jha
New Delhi [India]May 15 (ANI): Amid the second wave of COVID-19, social workin Delhi tried to serve the community by providing free oxygen cylinders…
Although there are reports of black marketing of oxygen in the capital of the country, Sheikh Ghulam, a citizen Nizamuddin, turned out to be a good Samaritan.
Ghulam claims that he, along with his team, has provided 500-700 to date. oxygen cylinders is free.
In a conversation with ANI, he said: “So far we have given out 500-700 oxygen cylinders… Every time we distributed balloons to people, we asked people to prepare an oxygen bottle for three days so that they could provide oxygen to other patients. However, in cases where we did not receive them back, perhaps because of a serious illness of the patient, we did not take them back. “
He not only helped people with oxygen cylinders but also subject to the necessary medications…
“There were also times when disadvantaged people could not afford basic medications which are used to treat fevers, coughs, colds and multivitamins, “added Sheikh Ghulam…
Sometimes, when all family members became infected with COVID-19 infection, Ghulam, along with his team, also delivered food to their doorstep.
“We are trying to infect patients during a virtual conversation with doctors, and this has happened to several families, all of whom have contracted the infection, so we provided medications and food for them. “
Other social workuh, Syed Adil Munir AndrabiKashmir, a resident of Kashmir, also came to the aid of many during their isolation in the country’s capital.
“Due to the quarantine caused by COVID, many workers receiving daily wages were unable to provide themselves with basic food. Therefore, we decided to help them as much as we could, including daily items such as rice, oil, salt, etc. We also provided oxygen cylinders free of charge with the help of our team in several states during the crisis, ”he said.
According to Delhi government, there are currently 66,295 active cases of COVID-19. In the last 24 hours, 6,430 new cases and 337 related deaths have been reported in the capital. (ANI)
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