Punjab Officials Transport Oxygen as COVID-19 Cases Surge in India

India’s Ministry of Railways delivered liquid oxygen to a gas manufacturer in the city of Kapurthala on April 22 as the country faced record COVID-19 cases and medical oxygen shortages.

India reported the world’s highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Thursday, with more than 314,000 new cases.

This video shows a vehicle from Indian Railways’ Rail Coach Factory in Kapurthala delivering liquid oxygen to a gas manufacturer that supplies medical oxygen to Guru Nanak Medical College and Hospital in Amritsar, the ministry wrote in a tweet. Credit: Ministry of Railways via Storyful