COVID-19: Thane civic body to set up 2 oxygen plants

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Thane, Apr 16 (PTI) The Thane Municipal Corporation will set up two oxygen generation plants here by the end of April amid a rise in coronavirus cases, an official said on Friday.

The two plants will be housed in Global Hospital and the Parking Plaza COVID care centre and a total of 20 tonnes of oxygen per day will be generated, he said.

'Each plant will have a capacity to generate 175 cylinders of oxygen for 24 hours. An Aurangabad-based company will install the two plants. Currently the oxygen requirement at Global Hospital and Parking Plaza COVID care centre was 20 tonnes and 13 tonnes respectively,' he informed. PTI COR BNM