Guwahati: Viewing the COVID-19 situation in the state, the Tezpur University has offered to provide empty cylinders to the hospitals to store oxygen.
The varsity will provide the cylinders available in its laboratories to nearby hospitals. They have also urged other department, centres having such cylinders to kindly facilitate to the hospitals at this time of crisis.
In a statement, the registrar of the uni wrote, “In view of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent shortage of oxygen cylinders, Tezpur University would like to support the health care services by providing them empty cylinders available in our laboratories. The cylinders are required by nearby hospitals for storing oxygen.”