Shillong, May 16: Oxygen generation plant of 270 litres per minute (LPM) capacity will be ready for commissioning in the next 24 hours at Shillong Civil Hospital.
On Sunday afternoon, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma inspected the ongoing installation at the hospital.
Around 98 percent work, including installation, has been completed and the plant can support minimum 25 beds with high oxygen flow.
Sangma also held a review meeting at the hospital and thanked the doctors, nurses, and staff of the hospital for their dedicated service for the citizens of the state.
Sangma informed that all efforts are being made by the government to to control the spread of coronavirus.
At present, there are a total of 4534 active cases in the state. The cases showed an upward trend and the government has imposed lockdown in East Khasi Hills and strict containment measures in other parts of the state.
On the treatment facilities, the chief minister said the districts have dedicated Covid management system.