Covid-19: Rajnath Singh directs DRDO to provide 150 jumbo oxygen cylinders to UP govt

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on April 19, 2021
An additional 1,000 cylinders would be provided by the DRDO later. The oxygen would be supplied to hospitals in Lucknow for Covid-19 patients. The Covid-19 situation in Uttar Pradesh has deteriorated further with chief minister Yogi Adityanath himself testing positive on Wednesday.

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Published on April 17, 2021 -  03:03
COVID: Mumbai's All Kurla Committee steps up to provide oxygen cylinders
As Maharashtra is witnessing an unprecedented rise in COVID-19 cases, the state and its capital city Mumbai is facing shortage of oxygen cylinders - crucial support for critical patients of COVID-19. To do their part, All Kurla Committee in Mumbai is providing oxygen cylinders. Although the service is chargeable, the organisation is giving the cylinders for free to the needy. "COVID patients are approaching us and other NGOs. We help as per stock availability. It's a chargeable service, but we give it for free to the poor," said a member of All Kurla Committee.

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