28 tons of medical equipment sent by France to arrive tomorrow in India | India News
Lanain announced on Saturday that they were prepared to send medical teams to India. He said: “The first phase of the solidarity mission is underway. Tomorrow 28 tons of medical equipment will be transported, including eight world-class oxygen plants that will make eight Indian hospitals self-contained with oxygen for more than 10 years.
@cmacgm @CdCMAE, “read an official tweet.
The 1st phase of the solidarity mission is underway. Tomorrow 28 tons of medical equipment will be transported, including 8… https://t.co/hNfz3JhWbH
– Emmanuel Lenain (@FranceinIndia) 1619853952000
This comes after Lanain announced Tuesday that France will send not only immediate aid, but will also build long-term capabilities as the country battles an unprecedented health crisis.
“In the coming days, France will deliver not only immediate relief but also long-term capabilities: 8 high-capacity oxygen generators, each of which will provide O2 for one year for 250 beds; liquid O2 for 2,000 patients for 5 days ; 28 fans and equipment for ICU, “Lanain said in an official tweet.
As India struggles against the growing Covid-19, several countries stood in solidarity and offered medical assistance in the form of oxygen concentrators, PPE kits, raw materials for vaccine production, ventilators and other essential medical equipment.
318 oxygen concentrators were received from the United States on Tuesday. Canada offered 10 million American dollar to Indian Red Cross to supply essential goods and medical equipment to India. India, for the first time, has reported more than 4 lakh of new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours.
A total of 4.01,993 new cases of Covid-19 were registered in the last 24 hours taking the cumulative count of cases.
at 1,91,64,969, the Union Ministry of Health reported on Saturday.