Merdeka.com – Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Airlangga Hartarto said the government plans to import oximeters to meet the dwindling domestic demand. For information, Oximeter (pulse oximeter) is a device for measuring oxygen levels in the blood.
“There are several oximeters that will be imported into Indonesia, and when the time is right, the Ministry of Industry will explain how many they will be,” said Coordinating Minister Airlangga in a press conference on Anticipating a Spike in Covid-19 Cases Outside Java-Bali, broadcast on the Indonesian Economics YouTube channel, Wednesday (April 29). 7/7).
Just like oxygen cylinders, oximeters are being hunted by the public for some time. This makes the availability of this body oxygen measuring device rare in the market.
On this basis, said Coordinating Minister Airlangga, the government plans to import oximeters. However, for now it is still under discussion about how many oximeters are needed, and this will be further handled by the Ministry of Industry.