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


NEW DELHI: The fifth in a sequence of consignments carrying 545 oxygen concentrators arrived from the United States on Tuesday, as half of Covid-19 help.
“5th in a series of consignments carrying medical equipment arrives from the US. This one carrying 545 oxygen concentrators. Appreciate the support from the US,” Arindam Bagchi, Spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) stated in a tweet.

The United States Department of Defense has stated that the ultimate two flights of Covid-19 help slated for India have been delayed and can attain no less than till Wednesday. US Transportation Command on Monday stated 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 health 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 night time, a flight from the US, carrying 1,000 oxygen cylinders, regulators and different medical tools landed in India.
Last week, the US deployed its first two planes carrying the preliminary emergency aid provides together with oxygen cylinders, regulators, and pulse oximeters generously donated by California, speedy diagnostic checks and N95 masks.
Moreover, the White House had additionally introduced that the US will likely be delivering medical provides value greater than USD 100 million within the coming days to India to offer pressing aid because the nation battles a brand new wave of Covid-19 circumstances.



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