Covid-19 patients lie under trees to get oxygen supply in India
INDIA: Covid-19 patients of a villiage in Northern India lie under trees to get oxygen supply with drips hanging on tree branches.
According to ALJAZEERA sources, there are no medical and health facilities in Mewla Gopalgarh.
Moreover, the residents of the village cannot afford medical treatments as it becomes expensive for them.
Practitioners of alternative medicine in the village have set up an open-air clinic where they distribute glucose and other remedies to patients to corona virus patients.
Villagers believe that lying under neem tress would benefit them due to its medicinal properties.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, facing criticism for failing to prepare for the second wave, said in a speech last week that the pandemic was spreading fast in the villages and urged people not to ignore the symptoms.
India total COVID-19 caseload surged past 25 million on Tuesday as a powerful cyclone complicated the health crisis in one of the states where the disease is spreading most quickly.