The film is tough. In Mettur, northern Tunisia, the director of the hospital was filmed with tears on Sunday, July 18, as he faced a lack of oxygen to keep Kovit-19 patients alive at his institution.
The area of Mettur, and the area of Picarde is generally in great difficulty due to the influx of patients into health services. Oxygen balance decreases rapidly. There are only a few hours left to treat patients. Enough to distort the director of the city’s public hospital, as reported by a user on social networks.
Director of the Local General Hospital in Mettur (NW of # Tunisia) Is really crying. They leave oxygen. There is a shortage of medical oxygen across the country. The presence of many hospitals cannot cover the next few hours. pic.twitter.com/bnplRg6Fme
– Mohamed-Diya Hammami – Mohammad Diya Hammami (edMedDhiaH) July 18, 2021
Before a truck loaded with oxygen cylinders could come to restart them, even medical teams had to compose music without feeding for an hour. Business News. Another video shows several residents rushing to the vehicle.
At the same time, the Tunisian army announced that it had evacuated six patients further north to the town of Picarde to ease the pressure on the Mettur hospital.