Panaji: Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Saturday said that export on oxygen cylinders outside the state has been banned with immediate effect.
In a tweet, he said, ”In view of rising COVID cases in the state of Goa, requirement for oxygen has gone up. Export on oxygen cylinders outside the state therefore been banned with immediate effect. All Industrial oxygen requirements will be diverted towards the health services, GMC & Covid hospitals.”
He said necessary directions had been issued to Secretary Health to coordinate with the respective Collectors to issue an order under the Disaster Management Act, 2005 in public interest and to save people’s lives.