Materials required for setting up the much.-needed oxygen plant reached district hospital Ukhrul on Tuesday
The chief minister also inaugurated the 10 bedded ICU equipped with ventilators and 40 bedded Covid Ward at the District Hospital Thoubal.
A place for the children's hospital has been identified at Langthabal, Manipur CM Biren said during the inaugural function of 10 KL Liquid Medical Oxygen Cryogenic Tank at JNIMS, Imphal.
CM Biren gifted three oxygen concentration machines for Churachandpur district and two for Pherzawl district.
The installation process of the oxygen plant at Thoubal district Hospital will be completed in a week, the minister said.
Deputy commissioner Pawan Yadav expressed concern that unless the oxygen plant is made functional within 10 to 15 days, there will be a major problem as COVID-19 positive cases are increasing consistently in the district.