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Number of Patient-Days of Medical Oxygen Supplies available for patients who require Oxygen Supplementation and Singapore’s Oxygen Manufacturing Capacity

Name and Constituency of Member of Parliament
Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song
MP for Aljunied GRC

Question No. 1093

To ask the Minister for Health (a) how many patient-days of medical oxygen supplies are available for patients who require oxygen supplementation because of COVID-19 or other diseases; and (b) whether Singapore has sufficient oxygen manufacturing capacity to replenish our local supply should the number of COVID-19 cases increase rapidly as the economy reopens.

Written Answer

We currently have about 6,000 patient-days of medical oxygen supplies. This supply could be replenished in a day, if required.

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