Centre asks states to ensure adequate oxygen availability in healthcare facilities amid Covid-19
Monday, 14 September 2020 () With oxygen support a key in treatment procedures for Covid-19 patients, the Centre on Monday directed states and union territories to maintain effective coordination with steel plants for oxygen procurement since steel plants provide approximately 550 MT per day oxygen in addition to oxygen manufacturers who provide 6400 MT per day.
Union Health Ministry Secretary, Rajesh Bhushan on September 15 denied the shortage of oxygen in the country and said there is sufficient oxygen for the patients. He said, "Today's capacity for production of oxygen is slightly more than 6,900 metric tonnes. There is no shortage of oxygen. Problems...
As gradually economy has started to open up, young sportsmen are back in game in the Valley. Keeping COVID pandemic in mind, Wushu Association took initiative to train kids in an open field. An open field is arranged for young players at Aluchi Bagh area of Srinagar so that they can train themselves at a hurdle-free space. The assigned coaches help them to train and practice various games. Parents can also accompany their kids here at the playground. With this, children can prepare for upcoming tournaments and also can get physical fitness training.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called on the prime minister to invite him to Tuesday's Cobra meeting and "work together" to tackle Covid-19. Boris Johnson will chair a Cobra emergency committee, which will include the leaders of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, but it is unclear as to whether Mr Khan will be invited. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was taken up in the Rajya Sabha on September 19. Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan moved the bill to be taken up for consideration in the Upper House...
Reviewing the coronavirus situation in the state, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot directed the authorities to focus on the care of serious patients to prevent the COVID-19 pandemic and reduce the..
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urge people to donate oximeters in villages to support rural areas amid coronavirus pandemic. Kejriwal, in his press briefing on Independence Day, shared a few tips..
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