India receives first medical equipment from the UK

India receives first medical equipment from the UK

Ministry spokesman Arendam Bageshi, on the social networking site Twitter, published photos of the equipment that will be unloaded from a flight of the German airline Lufthansa in New Delhi, praising it as an example of “international cooperation”.

From the United Kingdom, which is one of several countries that have announced sending aid, as India’s healthcare system is overwhelmed with an increase in coronavirus cases, more than 600 units of vital medical equipment have arrived.

A total of nine upper containers loaded with supplies, including oxygen, non-invasive respirators and manual respirators, will be shipped this week, according to the British High Commission in New Delhi.

Since the beginning of the epidemic, India has accumulated 195,123 deaths and 17,313,163 injuries, and it is the second country in the world with the largest number of infections after the United States and the fourth with the largest number of deaths after the United States, Brazil and Mexico.

The Indian Ministry of Health said the country currently has 2,813,658 active cases.

The Covid-19 pandemic has killed at least 3109991 people worldwide, resulting in more than 147 million cases, according to a report issued by Agence France-Presse.

In Portugal, 16,965 people have died out of 8,34,638 confirmed cases, according to the latest bulletin issued by the General Directorate of Health.

The disease is transmitted by a new corona virus, which was discovered in late 2019 in Wuhan, central China.

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