No shortage of oxygen for corona patients in AP: Minister Mekapati
Industries Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy said on Thursday that there is not shortage of medical oxygen for corona patients in Andhra Pradesh. He held a meeting with heads of 40 industries which are producing oxygen in the state. The forty industries are producing 510 metric tonnes of oxygen per day.
The minister directed them to supply oxygen to AP first and then meet needs of other states. Officials are estimating that 300 metric tonnes of oxygen is required every day if positive cases reach peak level. Higher officials were also present.