Calls for more oxygen, hospital beds as India’s Covid-19 crisis deepens

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    More government hospital beds will be freed for Covid-19 patients, India’s health ministry said Sunday, as the vast nation grappled with a worsening virus crisis and states appealed for additional supplies of oxygen and treatment drugs.

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