The main state-run Khulna general hospital is one of four in the city treating coronavirus patients and has 400 beds but demand far outstrips supply.
During interrogation, the accused disclosed their involvement in 11 such cases, the police said, adding that they have been sent to judicial custody.
While our technology was so far focused on producing liquid oxygen, overseas technology providers have helped us implement processes to capture gaseous oxygen as well, the company said.
Faced with acute shortage of oxygen cylinders, the government had approached industrial houses to support the State in arranging the cylinders from foreign countries.
Last month, Saudi Arabia shipped 80 tonnes of liquid oxygen to India and now three more containers with 60 tonnes of oxygen and another 100 containers to ferry them.
The 750 cylinders will be distributed to hospitals in Salem, Coimbatore, Erode, Thiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Vellore, Krishnagiri and Tirupur districts.
The SoP has been issued in pursuance of the directions of the Delhi High Court.
Chief Minister M K Stalin on Wednesday flagged off imported oxygen cylinders and regulators to 18 district hospitals from the Secretariat.
The cargo was loaded on the naval vessel at Shuwaikh Port and it sailed out from Kuwait on May 15.
The Delhi government has capped the charge of transportation of oxygen cylinders, an official order said on Tuesday.
The chief minister thanked the Ministry of External Affairs and the Indian Embassy in Beijing for the assistance in importing the oxygen cylinders.
The Saket SHO formed a team to check the information and take necessary legal action.
For the past month, Yatish Babu and four of his friends have been busy supplying oxygen to Covid patients in Bengaluru round-the-clock
The OSL Group carried out tasks like unloading, coordinating with the Department of Customs and getting port clearance on behalf of State government, without charging any amount for the same.
The minister has arranged for 50 oxygen concentrators and 50 oxygen cylinders for use by hospitals in Ara and these will be handed over to the district administration in the next two-three days.