New Delhi [India] April 26 (ANI): 318 oxygen concentrators arrived at Delhi airport on Monday from the United States, while India receives global support to combat the unprecedented health crisis of COVID-19.
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri in a tweet said: “All efforts to strengthen India’s fight against the pandemic are underway. 318 Philips oxygen concentrators at @airindiainflight from the airport JFK land at @DelhiAirport. No doubt. We will be back “India also received aid from 500 BiPAP, 250 oxygen concentrators and other medical supplies from Singapore, which landed in Bombay last night an Air India flight.
Earlier Sunday, the United States agreed to send the essential raw materials to India needed for vaccine manufacturing.
U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan called his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval and offered to send resources and supplies to the Serum Institute of India (SII) to increase vaccine production against the COVID-19.
India sinks under the deadly second wave of COVID-19. The country reported 3.52 lakh cases of fresh coronavirus and 2812 related deaths in the last 24 hours. This is the highest one-day rise recorded since the start of the pandemic. (ANI)