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Covid-19 aid from global community allocated to states, says Centre

The international locations have been aiding India by sending oxygen concentrators, oxygen cylinders, ventilators, vials of anti-malarial drug Remdesivir and strips of Favipiravir amongst different essential gear.

By Shishir Gupta, New Delhi

PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2021 09:33 PM IST

The Centre on Wednesday mentioned that the medical provides despatched by the global community to assist India battle the second wave of coronavirus pandemic have been allocated to the states and the Union territories.

India has been receiving worldwide donations within the type of important gear required to battle the coronavirus illness from varied international locations the world over, together with the United Kingdom, Ireland, Romania, Russia, the UAE, the United States, Taiwan, Kuwait, France, Thailand, Germany, Uzbekistan, Belgium, Italy, and so forth.

The international locations have been aiding India by sending oxygen concentrators, oxygen cylinders, ventilators, vials of anti-malarial drug Remdesivir and strips of Favipiravir amongst different essential gear.

“A streamlined and systematic mechanism for allocation of the support supplies received by India has been put into place by Government of India for effective distribution of the medical and other relief and support material. A Standard Operating Procedure has been framed and implemented by the Health Ministry since 2nd May, 2021. A dedicated Coordination Cell has been created in the Health Ministry to coordinate the receipt and allocation of foreign COVID relief material as grants, aid and donations. This Cell started functioning from 26th April 2021,” learn a press release launched by the federal government on Wednesday

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