Odisha sends 7,723 mt of medical oxygen to 10 states


Odisha has sent about 7722.8 mt of oxygen sent to 10 states as of May 7 providing relief to many critical Covid-19 patients in those states.

About 421 tankers have been engaged to transport medical oxygen to several states such as Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi.

Andhra Pradesh accounted for the highest share with about 2,555 mt of oxygen sent through 125 tankers, while Telangana received 1,875 mt of oxygen in 111 tankers.

Haryana got 1053.5 mt, while Madhya Pradesh received 656.8 mt and Uttar Pradesh got 588.5 mt of medical oxygen.

About 3,281 mt of such oxygen has been sent from Rourkela, while Jajpur district was at second number with 2,106 mt and Dhenkanal at third place with 1,602 mt. Angul sent about 733 mt oxygen in 44 tankers.


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