National Infectious Disease Centre gets new oxygen plant as COVID-19 cases surge

Kwaku Agyemang Manu, Minister of Health Nominee

Minister of Health nominee, Kwaku Agyemang Manu, says government has taken steps to deal with the lack of beds and oxygen for COVID-19 patients.

According to him, a new oxygen plant has been installed at the Infectious Disease Centre as more COVID patients need oxygen.

Mr Agyeman Manu was answering questions on reports that some COVID-19 patients have been denied beds and oxygen.

On COVID-19 Vaccination he said an immunization Programme will be adopted to administer the vaccine adding that training has started.

Mr. Agyemang Manu also answered a question on the National Health Insurance Scheme, where he stated emphatically that if the scheme does not increase funding, the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) cannot be sustained.

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