RAIPUR: Taking no probabilities amidst issues over the unfold of latest variant of Covid, the state authorities has ramped up manufacturing of medical oxygen.
Now, as many as 21000 sufferers will be supplied oxygen on daily basis. Within the final six months, 73 oxygen vegetation have been arrange in hospitals throughout the state.
Now, 15000 sufferers will be accommodated on oxygen beds, stated officers of the well being division.
Through the peak of the second wave, the oxygen manufacturing within the state was 386.92 tonnes per day, which has been enhanced to 461 tonnes a day.
Over 112 oxygen vegetation are being constructed at a number of places. They are going to come up in 3-4 months. As soon as that is completed, as many as 25000 sufferers will be accommodated on beds with oxygen, stated officers.
Within the occasion of one other wave, nobody will face a difficulty of oxygen scarcity. All preparations are in place whether or not it’s an oxygen plant or a cylinder, stated a senior well being official.
To make certain, 4 hospitals in Raipur: Pandri District hospital, Mana Covid centre, Ayurvedic hospital and Ayush College have been placed on alert.
If Covid case-load is excessive, sufferers will likely be taken to those hospitals. Oxygen vegetation are already in place in all of the 4 hospitals.
Through the second wave, round 300 tonnes of medical oxygen was being produced within the state. This contains oxygen being produced by hospitals and industries.
Because the demand went up, new models have been allowed to supply oxygen solely throughout the second wave, so the oxygen manufacturing was raised to greater than 386.92 tonnes in April itself.
The oxygen wanted at hospitals touched 26 tonnes from 4.25 in March finish.
Then, within the first week of April, the oxygen-supported sufferers within the state exceeded 3000 and the consumption had additionally elevated to greater than 56 tonnes.
Medical oxygen is being produced within the state by each personal corporations and hospitals. Through the second wave , medical oxygen produced by industries was round 100 to 150 tonnes.

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