Covid-19: Centre dispatches next bunch of 364 ventilators into Bihar | Patna News


PATNA: The Centre has discharged another great deal of 364 ventilators into Bihar in the wake of recent explosion in favorable instances of Covid-19 throughout the country.
“The brand new bunch of ventilators will get to the country in next two to three times,” Union minister of state for health and family welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey stated on Wednesday after holding a meeting with officials at Delhi to review the standing of provision of medical equipment to distinct nations.
“Complete 500 ventilators are sanctioned for Bihar on the grounds of evaluation of incidence of Covid-19 from the state. Of the total, the first bunch of 100 ventilators was delivered to the country nearly a month past. With this second great deal, 464 ventilators are allocated to Bihar,” Pankaj Mishra, press adviser to Choubey told TOI.
Mishra stated, besides those 464 ventilators into Bihar authorities, the AIIMS-Patna was allotted yet another 30 ventilators for being a fundamental government’s medical establishment.
“Apart from the ventilators, the Centre has until date allocated entirely 6. 77 lakh N-95 masks. 70 PPE kits and 29 lakh pills of hydroxyl-chloroquine into Bihar authorities,” Mishra told TOI on telephone.
Through the inspection meeting, Choubey requested his ministry’s officers to stay in contact with the health department officials of Bihar and ensure regular source of necessary drugs and gear after reviewing the scenario from the nation.
Earlier in the afternoon, Choubey talked to a number of individuals’ representatives and local leaders of Bhagalpur, his constituency Buxar, Patna and Muzaffarpur and took inventory of their covid-19 situation in their region.
He requested the ministry officers to take comments from Bihar authorities on a regular basis and ensure supply of necessary medical equipment and medication according to the need of their state authorities.
Mishra stated a total of 21,000 ventilators have been dispatched to various nations in accordance with their requirements. Of the total, 500 ventilators are sanctioned for Bihar. If needed, more ventilators will be transmitted to Bihar,” Mishra told TOI.


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