The first oxygen plant at the Government Medical College Hospital at Parippally in Kollam will be commissioned soon.
The toll plaza authorities, meanwhile, washed their hands of and put the blame on the banks.
Onmanorama compiles a list of essential and other services available in the state to see you through the lockdown.
The government had on March 25 announced temporarily suspending toll collection on national highways to ease emergency services in view of the coronavirus outbreak.
Work on the six-lane highway between Thrissur and Palakkad had resumed last week after being stalled for nearly 18 months.
FASTag roll out, which was actually scheduled for December 25, was extended by a month due to shortage of tags.
A major accident on the Kuthiran bridge has forced the authorities to open one of the under-construction twin tunnels temporarily to ease a long-winding traffic snarl on a stretch of the national highway.
The only way out of the traffic snarls here is to throw open at least one tunnel to traffic, and for this many technical processes should be completed.