ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel (AMNS) India on Sunday delivered 5,020 medical grade oxygen cylinders and 2,000 units of flow metres to Odisha.
To brace for a third wave of Covid-19, the Health Department has been readying beds with centralised oxygen supply lines at all block-level primary health centres.
Oxygen supply was allegedely stopped for 96 patients at the hospital for five minutes in April to find out who will survive.
These centres were proposed as part of an action plan to deal with the second and third waves of the pandemic.
Health department sources said the five municipal corporations have been provided with 1000 oxygen concentrators, which will be made available to patients free of cost.
A plant generating medical oxygen at Darbhanga abruptly broke down on May 5 creating a life and death situation for 500 patients.
The hospitals informed the court that now they are getting medical oxygen supplies and if they have any issues, they will give representation to the Delhi government.
Referring to the lockdown imposed by the government, the Chief Minister, however, said it cannot be the solution as it seriously hurts many livelihoods.
According to an airport source, one flight reached at 6.45 am while the second one reached around 8 am.
A 20,000 kilo litre oxygen tank was commissioned at the Goa Medical College and Hospital on Saturday.
Uttar Pradesh quickly put in place a strategy to optimise the medical oxygen supply, enabling it to ramp it up four times — from 250 metric tons to 1,000 metric tons — in only 10 days.
Aiming to do his bit at the time of a crisis, S Shahjahan from Balaramapuram is prepared to offer more of his vehicles for emergency response.
Sources said that the talks for this are on and the ways of streamlining oxygen through the air are being discussed by a special team.
A government circular directed deputy commissioners and the BBMP to create a buffer stock of 10 per cent of their daily consumption at their disposal to meet any emergency requirements.
Bharat told The New Indian Express the decision to introduce oxygen-on-wheels was taken after reports of several Covid-19 patients dying due to lack of oxygen.