Latest from oxygen cylinder
- Delhi government data shows that on Saturday, of 3,705 active cases in the city, only 101 Covid-19 patients were admitted to hospitals. This means that nearly 99% of Delhi’s 9,489 hospital beds are vacant.
BySoumya Pillai, New Delhi
- Replying to supplementaries during the Question Hour, Minister of State for health and family welfare Bharati Pravin Pawar said, "Twenty states/UTs have responded and none of these have reported confirmed death due to oxygen shortage."
During the last hearing on July 29, the court cautioned the drug control department against prosecuting the people who acted as good Samaritans and distributed oxygen cylinders during the second Covid-19 wave.
ByRicha Banka, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The emergency medical supply operation between India and Kuwait is under the third phase and will continue to meet the urgent oxygen requirements in India, the Embassy of Kuwait said in a statement.
Arindam Bagchi, spokesperson, Ministry of External Affairs, thanked Ukraine for the gesture. "Thank Ukraine for first shipment of 184 oxygen concentrators that arrived early this morning," he tweeted.