Covid-19: Fifth consignment carrying 545 oxygen concentrators arrives from US | India News

NEW DELHI: The fifth in a sequence of consignments carrying 545 oxygen concentrators arrived from the US on Tuesday, as a part of Covid-19 help.
“fifth in a sequence of consignments carrying medical gear arrives from the US. This one carrying 545 oxygen concentrators. Admire the assist from the US,” Arindam Bagchi, Spokesperson of the Ministry of Exterior Affairs (MEA) mentioned in a tweet.

The US Division of Protection has mentioned that the ultimate two flights of Covid-19 assist slated for India have been delayed and can attain at the least till Wednesday. US Transportation Command on Monday mentioned that the delay is because of upkeep points.
This comes as India registered a slight dip in Covid-19 circumstances because it registered 3,68,147 new coronavirus infections and three,417 associated deaths within the final 24 hours, knowledgeable the union well being ministry on Monday morning.
On Sunday, a flight from America carrying 1.25 lakh vials of an anti-viral drug Remdesivir landed in India. On Saturday evening, a flight from the US, carrying 1,000 oxygen cylinders, regulators and different medical gear landed in India.
Final week, the US deployed its first two planes carrying the preliminary emergency reduction provides together with oxygen cylinders, regulators, and pulse oximeters generously donated by California, speedy diagnostic exams and N95 masks.
Furthermore, the White Home had additionally introduced that the US shall be delivering medical provides value greater than USD 100 million within the coming days to India to supply pressing reduction because the nation battles a brand new wave of Covid-19 circumstances.

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