Bihar Hospital Finally Installs 25 Ventilators Received 9 Months Ago
Provided under the PM CARES Fund nine months ago, the 25 ventilators have now been installed at the Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) in Bihar on May 24. However, the hospital officials stated that the scarcity of oxygen supply and other technical issues caused the delay in the installation of ventilators. Meanwhile, two patients have been placed on the newly-installed ventilators.
Tags: Bihar, PM Cares Fund, Patna, covid19, Ventilators
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Japan Promises To Give 300 Oxygen Generators, Ventilators To India
Japan has joined the list of countries helping India in its COVID crisis, as it announced, on April 30, to provide 300 oxygen generators and ventilators to India. Japan's Ambassador to India Satoshi Suzuki tweeted, "Japan stands with India in her greatest time of need". India’s foreign secretary Harsh Shringla expressed happiness for Japan's gesture saying that Japan has offered several pharmaceutical products as well in times of need.
Tags: Japan, Santoshi Suzuki, India, Oxygen Generators, Ventilators
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
France Promises To Aid India With Oxygen Generators, Ventilators
France has also extended its support to India's fight against the pandemic as it announced to supply COVID-related assistance to India at the earliest. The French government on April 26 stated it would provide eight high-capacity oxygen generators, liquid oxygen for 2,000 patients for five days and 28 ventilators. It added that all the necessities will be transported via air and sea routes by this week's end.
Tags: France, French Embassy, Oxygen Generators, Ventilators, Covid-19 Pandemic
Courtesy: Times Now
Australia To Send Immediate Support Package To India For COVID Crisis
The Australian Health Minister Greg Hunt on April 26 said that Australia will send oxygen, PPE and ventilators to India as part of an immediate support package. Moreover, to discuss the further assistance to India, the National Security Committee of Cabinet will meet on April 27. Meanwhile, looking for minimising the risk of infection spread, Australia might impose a temporary flight ban from India.
Tags: India - Australia Relations, PPE Kits, Oxygen Supply, Ventilators
Courtesy: The Economic Times
India's Covid-19 Fatality Rate Drops, 0.5% on Ventilators: Health Ministry
On September 4, the Health Ministry of India stated that the Case Fatality Rate (CFR) for Covid-19 in the country is constantly decreasing. It reported that less than 0.5% of the patients are on ventilators, 2% are in ICUs and less than 3.5% of the patients are on life support systems. With 60,000 patients having recovered for the 8th consecutive day in the country, the total number of recoveries have … read-more
Tags: Covid-19, Health Ministry, case fatality rate, Ventilators
Courtesy: ANI News
Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee's Health Worsens; Doctors Detect Lung Infection
Former President Pranab Mukherjee's health condition deteriorated on August 19 due to developing a lung infection. "He continues to be on ventilatory support," said the Army's Research and Referral Hospital, where former President was admitted on August 10 for an emergency surgery for brain clot. He has also tested positive for COVID-19. However, the former President's son Abhijit Mukherjee has said that his father’s… read-more
Tags: Pranab Mukherjee, Ventilators, health care, Hospitals
Courtesy: Times of India