Tuesday, July 27, 2021

COVID-19 supplies received from global community effectively allocated to states, UTs by Centre: Health Ministry

The Union Health Ministry has said that COVID-19 supplies received from the Global Community have been effectively allocated to States and Union Territories by the Centre.

The Ministry said that the Government of India has been receiving international donations of COVID-19 relief medical supplies and equipment since the  27th of last month from different countries including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Romania, Russia, UAE, USA, Taiwan, Kuwait, France, Thailand, Germany, Uzbekistan, Belgium and Italy. It added that from the  27th of April to the 4th of this month,  1764 Oxygen Concentrators, 1760 Oxygen Cylinders, seven  Oxygen Generation Plants, 450 ventilators, over  1.35 lakh  Remdesivir vials and  1.20 lakh  Favipiravir strips were delivered.

The Health Ministry said, a streamlined and systematic mechanism for allocation of the support supplies received by India has been put into place by the centre for effective distribution of the medical and other relief and support material. Besides, a dedicated Coordination Cell has been created in the Ministry to coordinate the receipt and allocation of foreign COVID relief material as grants, aid and donations.

The Ministry said, all these relief medical supplies and equipment are being allocated in a timely manner to the 38 medical institutions across 31 States and union territories, so far in the first tranche. This will help to supplement the medical infrastructure of these Institutions and strengthen their clinical management capacities for prompt and effective clinical management of the hospitalised COVID-19 patients. The cargo clearance and deliveries are facilitated without delay in coordination with agencies concerned.

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