New Delhi, May 04: Amidst the spiralling of the COVID-19 cases, India has between April 24 and May 2 received 17 consignments comprising medical equipment that include cylinders of medical oxygen, ventilators, oxygen containers, BiPAP machines, monitors, rapid kits to detect COVID-19 among others.
Britain was the first to rush equipment to India followed by Singapore which sent 256 oxygen cylinders. Russia too extended help, while countries like Romania sent 75 oxygen cylinders and concentrators.
New Delhi, Apr 25: In a welcome move, the US has said that it stands by India as the country witnesses a surge in COVID-19 cases.
President Joe Biden in a tweet said that the US will stand by India as the latter stood with Washington during the first wave of COVID-19 last years. Last year during the first wave, India supplied hydroxychloroquine to the US, Europe and over 100 other countries. India had also supplied 6.5 crore vaccines to 93 countries in Latin America, Asia and Africa.