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As COVID-19 cases surge in Los Angeles, hospitals are running out of oxygen – Business Insider – Business Insider

At least five hospitals in Los Angeles County declared themselves internal disasters and were forced to reroute ambulances to other facilities over concerns about oxygen supply, the Los Angeles Times reported. 
The Times reported that several hospitals were facing shortages of oxygen canisters and that pipes in hospitals were breaking down because of the high volumes of oxygen being sent through the system.
Non-COVID patients typically require around six liters of oxygen a minute, according to the…

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