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The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research is a premier medical school in India. It is located at Pondicherry, the capital of the union territory of Puducherry, in southern India.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to increase the total quota of oxygen to 300 metric tonnes (MT), and ensure urgent supplies of vaccine for the state, which has been facing shortage on both counts.
Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren about the COVID-19 situation in the state on Thursday night, the Chief Minister tweeted and claimed that the Prime Minister only did his "Mann ki Baat" during the conversation.
A shipment of 282 oxygen cylinders, 60 oxygen concentrators, ventilators and other medical supplies from Kuwaiti reached India on Tuesday to help the country fight the second wave of coronavirus.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday spoke to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on COVID-19 situation in India and reviewed the flow of equipment and material from the United States.
As India battles a devastating second wave of coronavirus, several countries around the globe including UK, Russia, and the US have extended support as the country continues to struggle with the increase in its health infrastructure needs caused by the rising infections.
To deal with the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jammu and Kashmir has 20 tonnes of oxygen in stock along with an adequate amount of necessary drugs, said Bashir Khan, Advisor to Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday.
India has become the fastest country to administer 14 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine in just 99 days, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday.
The medical oxygen supply has been increased by nearly four times from 1,273 metric tonnes in a day in the last week of February to 4,739 metric tonnes in a day on April 17, government sources said on Tuesday.
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Monday announced that all claims under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP) will be settled by the Insurance Company till April 24, after which a new dispensation will be provided to cover 'Corona Warriors'.