The British government announced the dispatch of ventilators; To help India in facing the oxygen shortage crisis in light of record-high incidence in the emerging coronavirus.
The first batch of ventilators will be sent today, Monday, explaining that the ventilators have a capacity of nine airborne containers, and include about 600 respirators.
According to the report, the British aid package includes 495 oxygen concentrators, to help extract oxygen from the air when Indian hospital systems are depleted, and it is expected to arrive in New Delhi on Tuesday, with other shipments to be dispatched later this week.
For his part, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that Britain’s readiness to stand by India and help it from the worrying situation due to the spread of the mutated Coronavirus strain. Johnson said: “We will do what we can and discuss what can be done to help and support the people of India.”, Describing India as a “great partner.”
Yesterday, the Indian Ministry of Health announced that the total death toll from the virus has so far exceeded 16.2 million, while the total number of deaths resulting from it has reached 186,920 deaths.