Covid-19: SC sets up national task force to streamline oxygen allocation across the country

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Published on May 8, 2021 -  03:24
Covid update: Decongesting jails; DRDO's new oral drug; task force for oxygen
From DCGI approving new anti-Covid drug, to health ministry issues new rules for hospital admissions, here are the top updates on the coronavirus. DCGI approved a new anti-Covid oral drug, which has been developed by DRDO and Dr. Reddy’s. The medicine has been given emergency use approval by DCGI. Meanwhile, Health Ministry said that a positive Covid-19 report is now not mandatory for a patient to be admitted to a hospital. Also, Supreme Court formed a 12-member National Task Force on medical oxygen. The new panel includes 10 doctors and 2 top bureaucrats from the Centre, who will ensure streamlined delivery of oxygen across India. Watch the full video for more updates on the pandemic.

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