With the installation of the tank, the Falcão field hospital, located in Bairro Mirim, will have an increased oxygen storage capacity, avoiding shortages in the unit amid high numbers of coronavirus cases.
The hospital has 60 infirmary beds that receive patients with mild and moderate conditions at Covid-19. The oxygen tank will also meet the needs of the Hospital for Flu and Respiratory Syndromes, set up on site.
According to the Department of Health, after the pandemic, the tank could be installed in another emergency care unit in the city.
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