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ESIC installs oxygen plants at two Delhi-NCR hospitals

image ESIC installs oxygen plants at two Delhi-NCR hospitals

New Delhi, May 10 (KNN) The Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), under the Ministry of Labour and Employment, has installed oxygen generation plants at two hospitals in Delhi-NCR area.

According to a statement from the Labour Ministry, a 440 LPM capacity plant has been installed at the ESIC Hospital and Medical College in Faridabad, while another plant of 220 LPM capacity was commissioned at ESIC Hospital in Jhilmil, New Delhi on Sunday.

This will enable these hospitals to augment the availability of their ICU and ventilator beds, the statement said.

"The Corporation is actively helping fight the battle against COVID-19 by quickly converting its 30 hospitals all over the country into COVID-dedicated facilities. These hospitals have around 4200 beds, including 300 ICU beds and 250 ventilator beds. The facility has been made available to all citizens of the country. A dashboard has also been started to facilitate beneficiaries to know about availability of beds in these hospitals," the statement added.

Union Minister of State (I/c) Santosh Gangwar has congratulated the doctors, nurses and para medical staff of ESIC Hospitals for achieving this feat. He has expressed hope that they will keep their moral high during this pandemic, and keep serving humanity with dedication.

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