The UK on Sunday mentioned it was sending life-saving medical gear to India – together with ventilators and oxygen concentrators – because the nation battles a devastating wave of Covid infections that has seen the lively caseload bounce to 27 lakh and go away over 1.9 lakh useless.
“Important medical gear, together with a whole bunch of oxygen concentrators and ventilators, is now on its approach from the UK to India to assist efforts to forestall the tragic lack of life from this horrible virus,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson mentioned in a press release.
“We stand aspect by aspect with India as a buddy and associate throughout what’s a deeply regarding time within the battle towards COVID-19. We’ll proceed to work intently with the Indian authorities and I am decided to verify the UK does all the things it could actually to assist the worldwide group within the international battle towards pandemic,” he added.
The primary cargo is anticipated to achieve Delhi early Tuesday, with extra scheduled over the approaching week. In complete, 9 containers carrying over 600 items – together with 495 oxygen concentrators, 120 non-invasive ventilators and 20 guide ventilators – of important medical gear will likely be despatched.