Covid 19 Updates: US sends Five tonnes of Oxygen Concentrators to India
More than 300 oxygen concentrators have been dispatched on Sunday morning from New York to India, as per a Government of India official situated in the United States.
Air India’s A102 is shipping five tons (5000kg) of oxygen concentrators as freight from the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York and is planned to land in Delhi by Monday early afternoon.
The wide-bodied traveler airplane will work relentless for more than 15 hours. India is seeing a lethal Covid-19 wave, with the nation revealing more than 3 lakh every day cases from the most recent couple of days. The nation is confronting a basic deficiency of oxygen in the midst of an overwhelming flood in Covid-19 contaminations.
“Aside from this transfer that is has been dispatched by Philips Atlanta, extra flights taking oxygen concentrators will detract from San Francisco and Newark to move many concentrators. The following departure from the US to India is planned to leave from Newark air terminal and will land in Delhi on April 27,” said the Indian government official situated in the United States.
The authority additionally noticed that the Indian Mission in the United States and Air India are getting solicitations and requests from givers situated in the United States to ship concentrators as well as other clinical supplies including oxymeters.
“Similarly as India sent help to the United States as our emergency clinics were stressed from the get-go in the pandemic, we are resolved to help India in its period of scarcity,” Biden tweeted.
The United States has declared that it will give the crude material needed to the Indian production of the Covishield immunization to India.
The declaration was made after National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan talked on the telephone with Indian partner Ajit Doval, communicating profound compassion toward individuals of India following the new spike in Covid-19 cases.
As per a readout from The White House, Sullivan certified America’s fortitude with India. US and India are the two nations with the best number of Covid-19 cases on the planet.
India on Sunday detailed 3,49,391 new Covid-19 cases and 2,767 passings just now. As indicated by the Union Health Ministry, five states Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat and Kerala contribute 54% of the cases.
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