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ITBP Admits 149 at Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) admitted 149 patients at Sardar Patel COVID-19 Care Centre at Chattarpur, till today evening. ITBP informed that almost all patients are in need of uninterrupted oxygen. Delhi government has been requested to increase the oxygen supply so that admissions can be increased.

ITBP further said that there is a huge influx of patients demanding admission but our capacity is limited by supply of oxygen. Efforts are on to gradually increase the capacity of the centre.

10:56 PM , 27 Apr

'Our Total Capacity Has Gone up to 66 MT': Assam Health Minister

Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said, “We have signed MoUs with three manufactures of liquid oxygen. These three plants will give us 10.5 MT oxygen per day. With this, our total capacity has gone up to 66 MT.”

10:54 PM , 27 Apr

Delhi Reports 24,149 New Cases, 381 Deaths

Delhi reported 24,149 new COVID cases, 381 deaths and 17,862 recoveries today. Total case tally rises to 10,72,065.

10:46 PM , 27 Apr

Assam Reports 3,132 New COVID Cases

Assam reported 3,132 new COVID cases, 18 deaths and 955 discharges today. Active cases in the state stand at 19,923.

10:22 PM , 27 Apr
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PM Modi Chairs Meeting On COVID Situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting today to review the COVID situation in the the country and asked officials to rapidly upgrade the health infrastructure.

Modi was informed, “That the production of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) in the country has increased from 5700 MT/day in August, 2020 to the present 8922 MT (on 25 April, 2021). The domestic production of LMO is expected to cross 9250 MT/day by the end of April 2021.”

PM also asked officials to work closely with state governments to start PSA Oxygen plants at the earliest.


Published: 27 Apr 2021, 9:50 AM IST
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