47 UP districts to get oxygen plants under PM CARES fund for COVID-19 patients

Covid-19 patients undergo treatment at Civil hospital which converted into dedicated covid-19 hospital amid a surge in Coronavirus cases, in Lucknow on Sunday.  (ANI)

Lucknow: As many as 47 of the 75 districts in Uttar Pradesh, together with Lucknow, will get medical oxygen plants under the PM CARES Fund to overcome the oxygen scarcity confronted by COVID-19 patients, a authorities launch stated.

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath thanked the Centre for the step, and stated that the transfer will show to be a milestone concerning uninterrupted provide of medical oxygen.

In a press release issued right here, a UP authorities spokesperson stated oxygen plants will likely be arrange in Lucknow, Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Agra, Aligarh, Prayagraj, Meerut, Mathura, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Ghaziabad, Kanpur, Jhansi, Moradabad and in different cities of the state.

The spokesperson additionally knowledgeable that CM Adityanath has taken cognisance of some hospitals pasting notices about scarcity of oxygen, and stated that these incidents be completely probed.

“If the notice is pasted only to create fear in the minds of the people, then strict action should be taken against such hospitals,” the CM ordered throughout a evaluate assembly.

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