The target implies a 50% jump from the maximum output of almost 10,000 tonnes reached earlier this year during the peak of the second COVID-19 wave, when hospitals ran short of the gas and relatives of patients had to search out oxygen cylinders.
During the Covid pandemic, a large number of patients required high levels of oxygen and admission to ICU for invasive ventilation
Researchers found that, as the disease became more severe, more immature RBCs flooded into blood circulation.
'Every woman of the country will be proud of you. Not only they, every Indian will feel proud of you,' the PM told Sireesha Gajini during his two-minute chat with her.
Three Oxygen Express trains have so delivered 380.2 mt of oxygen to Kerala, a railway statement said here on Saturday.
MVD took up the task of oxygen distribution by collaborating with the state’s Health Department.
The first oxygen plant at the Government Medical College Hospital at Parippally in Kollam will be commissioned soon.
For some people with COVID-19, by the time they feel bad enough to come to the hospital, a window for early medical intervention might have passed, researchers noted.
The railways has delivered a total of 246.56 MT of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) to Kerala.
The price has been increased by Rs 6-8 per cubic meter. With this, the price of one cubic metre of liquid oxygen has gone up to Rs 26-28. This is excluding tax.