Libya receives oxygen supply from Egypt

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Libya receives oxygen supply from Egypt

August 03, 2021 - 11:35
Written by: SafaAlharathy

Libya has received a second shipment of oxygen supplies from Egypt, the Health Ministry said on Monday, as the medical-grade oxygen is the need of the hour to all health facilities amid the new wave of infections sweeping the country.

"The shipment estimated at 100,000 liters comes to alleviate the oxygen supply shortage in the isolation centres, especially those of the western region," the ministry said, noting it would give priority to facilities with the greatest needs.

According to the Health Ministry, the shipment comes on the backdrop of an agreement between Libya's Health Minister, Ali Al-Zanati, and his Egyptian counterpart, Hala Zayed.

It underscored that it had secured by this agreement daily deliveries of oxygen supply from the neighbouring country.