Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health Dr. Faisal Sultan claimed on Tuesday that a special committee of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) was monitoring the oxygen situation in the country and trying to improve it.
Hesaid during a press conference in Islamabad to apprise the public about the government’s steps to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.
Asking the public to “trust” decisions taken by NCOC, he said the forum was working to increase the capacity of hospitals.
“Existing oxygen plants are being monitored and we are looking at additional plants. The [Pakistan] Steel Mills plant was also talked about so it is being looked at. We have also diverted [oxygen supply] from non-essential industries.”