Indian Railways run Oxygen Express continues to supply the most essential oxygen to the state from the nook and corner of the country to save the life of Corona critical patients. The 24th Oxygen Express rail reached the Inland Container Depot in Whitefield in Bengaluru yesterday at 11.45 pm. It started from Kanalus in Jamnagar in Gujarat on June 1st at 6.45 pm.
The train carried 110.84 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen in six Cryogenic Containers. So far, Karnataka has received 2784.47 metric tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen by rail. According to the Covid War Room data, the state is to get 1200 metric tonnes of oxygen every day and as of yesterday the state received a little over 520 metric tonnes resulting in a shortfall of over 679 metric tonnes. On June 1st, the 1254 Covid hospitals with 48,188 oxygenated beds consumed 549.28 metric tonnes of oxygen.