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Sufficient stock of Oxygen cylinders available in GMC, Associated Hospitals: Dr Digra

JAMMU: Principal Government Medical College, Jammu, Dr Nasib Chand Digra today informed that the management has made available sufficient stock of oxygen cylinders to cater to the needs of Covid positive patients admitted in MCH and Associated Hospitals.

He said a total 885 oxygen cylinders were consumed in the last 24, including 856 in GMC and 29 in Chest Disease Hospital (CDH). He added that GMC has a buffer stock of 600 cylinders whereas CD hospital has 70 cylinders in buffer stock.

Meanwhile, Medical Superintendent GMC, Dr. Dara Singh informed that GMC has a total 82 patients out of which 21 are in isolation ward, 12 are in CCU, 32 in ward no 3 and 17 in HDU.

Out of 82 patients all patients have been provided with oxygen support including 15 patients with ventilatory/bipap facility. He said Chest Disease hospital has 37 patients and all have been provided with oxygen supply facility. He further informed that three deaths have been reported in GMC in the last 24 hours.

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