Covid-19: Bengaluru to get 60mt of liquid medical oxygen from Mangaluru on Wednesday | Mangaluru Information

Covid-19: Bengaluru to get 60mt of liquid medical oxygen from Mangaluru on Wednesday | Mangaluru News - Times of India

 

MANGALURU: The oxygen scarcity in Bengaluru hospitals is prone to be mitigated to some extent because the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is about to obtain 60mt of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) on Wednesday.
That is a part of the medical oxygen from the second tranche of medical aids donated by the Kuwait authorities to the Indian Pink Cross Society (IRCS).
Two navy Vessels transporting the LMO, underneath the Samudra Setu-II operation launched by the Indian Navy, reached New Mangalore Port (NMP) on Tuesday.
The NMP dealt with INS KOCHI and INS TABAR collectively carrying 5 containers of LMO of 20mt every, 70 pallets of oxygen cylinders and two high-flow oxygen concentrators.
Of the 100mt LMO that arrived right here on Tuesday, Mysuru and Tumakuru will get 20mt by Wednesday.
Bengaluru had earlier acquired 20mt of LMO out of the 40mt that arrived at NMP final week, which was donated by the Kingdom of Bahrain to the IRCS.
Binoy Nambiar, the nodal officer for oxygen provide in Dakshina Kannada district mentioned, whereas all of the 100mt of LMO has been distributed to others districts, the oxygen cylinders and high-flow oxygen concentrators can be retained by an company underneath the ministry of well being within the state and can be distributed as per their instructions.
Sources mentioned the oxygen concentrators are prone to be handed over to the IRCS in Dakshina Kannada.
The NMP has up to now dealt with 4 naval vessels, together with Tuesday’s two ships, underneath the Samudra Setu-II operation.

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