Covid-19: Three oxygen generators, 1,000 ventilators arrive from UK

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on May 9, 2021
A total of three oxygen generators and 1,000 ventilators arrived from the United Kingdom on Sunday as part of Covid assistance for India's fight against the pandemic. Earlier, British High Commission (BHC) had said that the Indian Red Cross will help transfer the UK aid to the hospitals. This support, previously announced, is in...

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Published on May 9, 2021 -  01:22
Watch: India receives 3 oxygen generators, 1000 ventilators arrive from UK
India received Covid-19 medical aid from the United Kingdom on May 9. The flight carrying oxygen generators and ventilators landed in Delhi. The United Kingdom sent 3 oxygen generators and 1,000 ventilators. Following the delivery, the Ministry of External Affairs expressed gratitude to the UK. Each generator has the capacity to produce 500 litres of O2/min, enough to treat 50 people at a time. UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab had said, "The UK is sending surplus oxygen generators from Northern Ireland to India. This life-saving equipment will support the country's hospitals as they care for vulnerable Covid patients." Watch the full video for more.

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