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Covid-19: India Receives Second Shipment of Medical Supplies from the United States | India News

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NEW DELHI: The United States on Friday delivered its second shipment of medical supplies to India to help the country fight the coronavirus pandemic.
“#JustArrived from @USAID to India – Second shipment of life-saving medical supplies to save lives and stop the spread of # COVID19! The American people stand shoulder to shoulder with the people of India as we continue to fight the pandemic together. #USIndiaDosti, “USAID India wrote in a tweet.

Foreign Ministry (MEA) spokesman Arindam Bagchi also reported that another US military plane loaded with vital medical supplies arrived here bringing more oxygen cylinders and 7 lakh rapid test kits. “Another US military aircraft loaded with vital medical supplies arrives with more oxygen cylinders and Rs.7 lakh rapid test kits. This is the second aircraft of its kind to arrive in a short span of a few hours. Thankful to the US. For this timely and rapid mobilization of medical support. “Bagchi tweeted.

Earlier in the day, the United States delivered its first shipment of medical supplies, including oxygen cylinders, rapid diagnostic test kits, pulse oximeters and N95 masks to help the country fight the coronavirus pandemic.
“New to India from @USAID: The first batch of life-saving medical supplies containing oxygen cylinders generously donated by the State of California, rapid diagnostic test kits, pulse oximeters and N95 masks for
meet the urgent needs of the Indian people, “USAID India tweeted.

India registered 3,86,452 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. This is the highest peak in cases in a single day since the pandemic began last year. The cumulative count of Covid-19 cases has risen to 1,87,62,976. The total active cases of the infection in India has risen to 31,70,228.



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