India focusing on procuring oxygen-related equipment to deal with COVID: FS Shringla
India is taking a look at getting round 550 oxygen producing vegetation, 4,000 oxygen concentrators and 10,000 oxygen cylinders from overseas to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla mentioned on Thursday.
Mr. Shringla additionally mentioned that India is taking a look at procuring 400,000 items of Remdesivir drugs from Egypt moreover exploring to get it from nations just like the United Arab Emirates, Bangladesh and Uzbekistan.
At a media media briefing, he mentioned over 40 nations have come ahead to provide help to India in view of the unprecedented scenario.
The international secretary mentioned the federal government has been majorly focusing on procuring oxygen mills, concentrators, oxygen cylinders, cryogenic tankers in addition to liquid oxygen.
He mentioned the medical provides are being sourced via direct procurement and different modes.
Mr. Shringla mentioned two particular plane carrying giant quantities of medical provides from the U.S. are anticipated to attain India by Friday and one other one is probably going within the subsequent few days.
As India battles a devastating second wave of coronavirus pandemic, nations all over the world have introduced sending medical provides to assist it tide over the scenario.