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700 oxygen concentrators, 365 ventilators arrive in India from Ireland

A shipment from Ireland containing 700 units of oxygen concentrators and 365 ventilators arrived here in India, as the country fights the second wave of coronavirus

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Shipment containing 700 units of oxygen concentrators & 365 ventilators from Ireland. Photo: MEA

A shipment from containing 700 units of concentrators and 365 ventilators arrived here in India, as the country fights the second wave of

"International cooperation continues! Shipment containing 700 units of concentrators and 365 ventilators arrives from Deeply value the support from our EU partner and friend," Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi tweeted.

The surge in the COVID-19 cases continues to affect India as the country on Thursday recorded 3,79,257 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. This is the highest single-day spike in the cases since the pandemic began last year.

The worsening COVID-19 situation in India has seen a surge in the demand for medical and beds for the COVID-19 patients. Several countries around the world have come forward to help India as it continues to struggle with the increase in its health infrastructure needs caused by the rising cases.

On Tuesday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) had said that it has bolstered its COVID-19 response in India by redeploying 2,600 health experts from other programs to counter the recent daily spike in cases and deaths.

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First Published: Fri, April 30 2021. 08:04 IST
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