23% patients on O2 support this time, less than previous waves
The Indian Express Delhi|January 23, 2022
STUDY BY PVT HOSPITAL GROUP
ANONNA DUTT

LESS THAN one in four patients admitted with Covid-19 during the current wave of the pandemic needed oxygen support as compared to nearly three in four requiring it during the delta variant driven wave in April-May last year, shows the analysis of patient data from Max group of hospitals.

Of the total hospitalisations across Max healthcare hospitals, 63% of patients needed oxygen support during the first wave, 74% during the second wave, and 23.4% during the current wave.There were fewer hospitalisations as well, even though the number of cases during the current wave reached the same levels as the previous wave.

The analysis is based on data from 13 hospitals run by the group across six states.

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