The Covid-19 second wave has taken healthcare system of India into a crisis like situation and to tackle the sitaution the ministry of railways has delivered around 11,800 metric tonnes of liquid medical oxygen in more than 727 tankers amid the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.
The ministry of railways had informed COVID-19: Railways delivers nearly 11,800 tonnes of medical oxygen across India “A total of 196 ‘Oxygen Express’ trains have completed their journey so far and brought relief to various states. Till Wednesday afternoon, 11 loaded Oxygen Expresses are on the run with more than 717 tonnes of LMO in 43 tankers.”
The Oxygen expresses have been delivering nearly 800 tonnes of LMO across the country. The ministry had further said “Oxygen relief by Oxygen Expresses reached out to 13 states namely Uttarakhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Telangana, Punjab, Kerala, Delhi & Uttar Pradesh.”