• Vehicles carrying oxygen cylinders granted "Ambulance" status


    Guwahati: Amid the second wave of Coronavirus that has hit the nation like a storm, the state government of Assam while looking into the spiraling covid cases in the state, took a decision to grant the status of ‘ambulance’ to all Oxygen, Nitrogen and Argon carrying vehicles, health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted.

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    Confirming the same the Minister confirmed on Twitter, “Assam Govt has granted all oxygen vehicles – tankers carrying Nitrogen, Argon and Oxygen – the status of ambulance to enable their hassle-free movement in state & transit through Assam for speedy delivery of oxygen to critical centres.”

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    States across the country have been grappling with severe oxygen crunch as number of covid cases rise.


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