Countries around the world send supplies and aid to India to help the country fight the COVID-19 outbreak, which is currently the worst country in the world.
Why is this important: Hospitals are running out of cremation supplies all the time and experts are increasingly concerned about the emergence of new formats in India.
United States: On Wednesday, the White House announced it would send a $ 100 million grant to India, including 15 million N95 masks, 1 million rapid diagnoses and a delivery of 1,100 preliminary refill oxygen tanks.
- These supplies will be delivered in six shipments to India. One-third of these shipments arrived in New Delhi Sunday, according to the New York Times.
United Kingdom: The British government announced in a statement on Sunday that it would send 1,000 additional ventilators in addition to the one promised last week, including 200 ventilators, 495 oxygen concentrators and three oxygen concentrators.
France: France’s Indian embassy announced on Sunday the arrival of France’s first cargo handling flight carrying 28 tons of medical equipment.
- Included are eight oxygen generators, each capable of supplying 250 patients.There are also 28 ventilators and 200 electric syringes.
- The statement said a second delivery of aid is currently planned.
Germany: German planes carrying 120 ventilators and a team of 13 medical professionals arrived in India on Saturday, according to Deutsche Well.