MYAGDI, May 7: Myagdi district is self-sufficient in oxygen, a necessity for treating patients suffering from coronavirus and pulmonary complications.
Beni Hospital has started operating an oxygen production plant to make the district self-sufficient in oxygen.
Beni Hospital in-charge Dr Jitendra Kandel said adequate oxygen was managed for the patients visiting the hospital, and those who need supplementary supply. “We have managed to supply oxygen in all hospital beds via a pipe connected to the plant”, he shared.
Dr Kandel further said that the structures are being developed to directly supply piped oxygen to under-construction isolation centers.
Beni Hospital has 34 big, four medium and six small oxygen cylinders. The patients are not allowed to take home oxygen cylinders. The hospital has asked people to return cylinders lying idle at home.