Britain to send medical kit to India after Covid-19 surge

Published on April 25, 2021 - Duration: 00:37s

Britain to send medical kit to India after Covid-19 surge

Britain is to send more than 600 pieces of urgently-needed medical equipment to India following the devastating surge in coronavirus cases which has overwhelmed the countryโ€™s health services.The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office said the first of nine plane-loads of life-saving kit โ€“ including ventilators and oxygen concentrators โ€“ would arrive in New Delhi early on Tuesday.The move follows discussions with the Indian government, with further consignments due be dispatched later this week.


You are here


๐Ÿ’ก newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions

COVID-19

Disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
The easing of Covid-related lockdown norms has led to crowding in some markets and other places, the Centre said on Saturday, as it urged states to ensure the..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 hour ago

India on Saturday reported 60, 753 cases in last 24 hours, taking the country's tally to 29,823,546, according to the Union ministry of health and family..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 2 hours ago

The government on Saturday said that a new software - Covid Severity Score - has been developed to identify patients who require ventilator support as well as..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 2 hours ago



New Delhi

Capital of India
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Thursday took a dig at governor Jagdeep Dhankhar's New Delhi visit as she said a "child can be cajoled into silence" but not an..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 2 days ago

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Thursday took a dig at governor Jagdeep Dhankhar's New Delhi visit as she said a "child can be cajoled into silence" but not an..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 2 days ago

US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad on Wednesday laid emphasis on India's role in Afghanistan's economic and social..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 3 days ago

All Centrally-protected monuments in the country, including the Taj Mahal in Agra and the Red Fort and Qutub Minar in New Delhi, will reopen for tourists with..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 5 days ago

Related videos from verified sources

UCHealth staff coordinates medical supply drive for India as country battles COVID-19 surge 02:39
Video credit: 7News - The Denver Channel - Published on May 6, 2021 

Virgin Atlantic pilot launches mission to deliver oxygen concentrators to Covid-stricken India 01:50
Video credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO - Published on May 4, 2021 

New coronavirus cases topping 300,000 for 9th day in a row in India 02:49
Video credit: Bleacher Report AOL - Published on April 30, 2021 

You might like