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2nd Toronto-area hospital reports temporary oxygen delivery issue, officials insist supply line strong

COVID-19 patients, Global News has confirmed a Peel Region hospital has also experienced temporary issues recently.On Thursday, a vice-president for Michael Garron Hospital issued a statement saying the hospital had “potential risks to its oxygen supply” amid a “very high” demand for oxygen.“MGH took additional precautionary measures to preserve this resource as we worked on expanding oxygen capacity on-site.

Some of these measures included postponing seven surgical cases and diverting some ambulances to reduce the demand for oxygen in the hospital,” Mark Fam wrote, adding patients weren’t at risk since additional, temporary capacity was brought in.

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