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Centre asks states to ensure adequate oxygen availability in healthcare facilities amid Covid-19

IndiaTimes Monday, 14 September 2020 ()
With oxygen support a key in treatment procedures for Covid-19 patients, the Centre on Monday directed states and union territories to maintain effective coordination with steel plants for oxygen procurement since steel plants provide approximately 550 MT per day oxygen in addition to oxygen manufacturers who provide 6400 MT per day.
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