News Air India flight with 318 oxygen concentrators from New York reaches India

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Air India on Monday brought 328 oxygen concentrators to India from the United States. The oxygen concentrators were flown from New York to New Delhi by Air India.

All efforts to strengthen India's fight against the pandemic are on.

318 Philips Oxygen Concentrators on @airindiain flight from JFK Airport land at @DelhiAirport.

Let there be no doubt.

We will turn the tide.@MoCA_GoI @MEAIndia @MoHFW_INDIA pic.twitter.com/Lz6S1Hlm99

The Air India flight was loaded at the JFK Airport on Sunday and it reached Delhi on Monday. The arrival of the 328 oxygen concentrators from New York was announced by Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri.

Various hospitals across the country continue to grapple with a severe shortage of medical oxygen on Monday even after receiving emergency supplies.

On Saturday, 20 people died at Delhi's Jaipur Golden Hospital amid a shortage of oxygen.

All efforts to strengthen India's fight against the pandemic are on. 318 Philips oxygen concentrators on @airindiain flight from JFK airport land at @DelhiAirport," Puri tweeted on Monday.

On Monday, India recorded the highest daily Covid tally in the world with over 3.52 lakh cases in a single day. India's tally of Covid-19 cases has climbed to 1,73,13,163 while active cases have crossed the 28 lakh-mark.

The death toll increased to 1,95,123 with a record 2,812 new fatalities.

Src : India Today Web Desk
 
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