In the middle of the second wave of coronavirus (COVID-19), the Lima College of Engineers inaugurated a medicinal oxygen plant in the recreational center ‘El Cencerro’, in the district of Lurigancho-Chosica, which will produce 48 balloons per day of said input.
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According to the entity, this plant will be available to collegiate engineers and their families affected by COVID-19, as well as to poor residents of said district.
Engineers killed by COVID-19
For his part, the dean of the Lima Departmental Council of the Peruvian College of Engineers, Oscar Anyosa, reported that in 2020, in the capital alone, a total of 220 engineers died from COVID-19. In addition, he added that, so far this year, the death toll from this disease has risen to 130.
“We are a non-profit entity and we owe it to the Nation, so we gladly assume a social cost of providing support to the poor population of Chosica, as well as to our engineers who suffer the onslaught of evil,” he said. .
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Likewise, he indicated that engineers are also in the first line of combat in hospitals, in electricity generation, the food industry, telemedicine, installing oxygen plants, in municipal and civil defense inspections and others.
At another time, the dean reiterated the offer to the Ministry of Health (Minsa) to use the premises of the College of Engineers in Lima for the vaccination of citizens against COVID-19.
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