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Ensure Regular Supply Of Medical Oxygen To Deal With Corona: Centre To States

The Health Ministry has written a letter to all the states to ensure regular supply of medical oxygen to deal with the corona. 

Along with this, it has been said that PSA plants should be kept fully operational and regular mock drills should be organized to check them.

The Health Ministry has written that the availability of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) in health facilities and the supply chain for their refilling should be ensured without interruption. 

Adequate inventory of oxygen cylinders with backup stock and robust refilling system to be maintained. 

Availability of life supporting equipment like ventilators, BIPAP and SpO2 systems along with their consumables.

It has been said by the Ministry of Health that the oxygen control room should be reactivated at the state level for oxygen. 

Daily oxygen demand and consumption to be monitored to implement on-boarding of all healthcare facilities using oxygen to the ODAS platform.

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