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Coronavirus: Indonesia gasps for oxygen amid outages; Fiji’s main morgue fills up

Parts of Indonesia lack oxygen supplies as the number of critically ill Covid-19 patients who need it increases, the nation’s pandemic response leader said on Monday, after dozens of sick people died at a public hospital that ran out of its central supply.“Due to an increase of three to four times the amount [of oxygen] needed, the distribution has been hampered,” said Luhut Binsar Panjaitan, the coordinating maritime affairs and investment minister.The government is asking oxygen producers to…

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