Assam comfortable about Oxygen supply for next 10 days


GUWAHATI: Assam is comfortable about Oxygen supply for next 10 days, said health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma at a press meet in Guwahati.

“Over next 10 days we are comfortable about Oxygen supply. Over next week we shall also operationalise 3 more Oxygen plants. We’ve a stock of 25,000 #Remdevisir. In addition to patients in govt hospitals, we’re also supporting pvt hospitals,” he tweeted later.

“Assam is consuming 20 MT per day. Due to our concerted efforts including operationalization of new PSA plants over last 10 days, today our Oxygen production capacity has reached 61 MT per day. We’ve also expanded our Oxygen storage capacity to 468 MT,” Sarma added.

Dr. Sarma also stated that Assam government has added 200 more ICU beds in the last 10 days to combat COVID-19.

““We’ve added 200 more ICU beds in last 10 days, and efforts are on increase this further. We’re grateful to Govt of India for the support. As of today, we’re comfortable about beds, oxygen, medicine and ICU availability for next 10 days. You all BE SAFE,” he stated.