Hyderabad: The Telangana government on Friday directed all private hospitals in the State, which have registered to provide treatment to Covid-19 patients, to install oxygen generation plants within their premises by August 31.
In case the private healthcare institutions fail to install the life-saving oxygen generating plants, their eligibility to treat Covid patients would be cancelled immediately, Director of Public Health (DPH) Dr G Srinivasa Rao warned.
The capacity of the Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) oxygen generation plants that have to be installed will correspond to the overall bed capacity of private hospitals.
Private hospitals with a capacity of up to 200 beds in Telangana will have to install PSA oxygen generating plants of 500 Litres Per Minute (LPM) capacity, those with a capacity of 200 beds to 500 beds will have to install oxygen generation plants of 1000 LPM and hospital with more than 500 beds will have install oxygen plants of 2000 LPM, Dr G Srinivasa Rao said.
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