Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy on Sunday said that the Centre is making all efforts to meet the growing demand for Oxygen in the country.
Speaking to media after visiting Telangana Institute of Medical Sciences (TIMS) at Gachibowli in Hyderabad, Reddy said that about 600 COVID-19 patients were taking treatment in TIMS. Of them 100 people were taking treatment in ICU.
Stating that the Centre has sanctioned 200 ventilators to TIMS, Reddy said there is no issue with Ventilators in the state.
Reddy stated that NRB instruments were available for Oxygen. There was a shortage of masks in the hospital.
Stating that TIMS has 700 Remdesivir injections, Reddy said the Centre has given permission for several companies to produce oxygen in the country and at the same time the Centre was importing it from other countries like Singapore and Germany.
Reddy suggested state governments take action to contain COVID-19 in respective states instead of criticising the Centre.