The growing infection of Corona in Rajasthan and the shortage of oxygen in hospitals has stirred up. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has called for help from the Narendra Modi government of the Center in this hour of crisis. He has made his point through tweet. CM Gehlot said that there is a shortage of about 201 MT of oxygen in Rajasthan today. Positive cases in the state constitute 5% of the total infectious population of the country, but oxygen allocation is only 1.6%. In such a situation, the Central Government is
CM Gehlot made back-to-back tweets on the issue of oxygen
Ashok Gehlot on Friday made several tweets back-to-back. He said, ‘There are about 1 lakh 70 thousand active cases in Rajasthan. By standard, about 12 percent of patients require oxygen. That is, about 20,400 patients in Rajasthan today require oxygen. Based on the calculation of active cases, today the state needs 466 MT of oxygen, but currently only 265 MT of oxygen is available.
‘Oxygen and shortage of medicines are extremely disturbing’
Ashok Gehlot wrote the next tweet, ‘Our effort is that the central and state governments together combat the Kovid epidemic. The lack of oxygen and medicines is extremely distressing. We are repeatedly requesting the Central Government to help Rajasthan and other states by taking help from other states and abroad. The Chief Minister said, “It may be that the Central Government has taken control of oxygen and medicines in the hands of better management. But if the states want to help each other, then they should be allowed to do so under the supervision of the Government of India.
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‘Rajasthan requires 550 metric tons of oxygen within a week’
Gehlot said, ‘We again request the Center to help Rajasthan. There is a shortage of about 201 MT of oxygen in Rajasthan today. The infected cases in the state constitute 5% of the total infected in the country but oxygen allocation is only 1.6%. The state will require a total of 550 metric tons of oxygen within a week. Therefore, there is another request from the Central Government that 201 metric tonnes of oxygen be allocated to the state today as an emergency. ‘