Along with domestic supplies of 20 thousand coveralls, a total of 1.90 lakh coveralls will now be distributed to hospitals and will add to the 3 lakh 87 thousand 473 PPEs already available in the country as of now.
A total of 2.94 lakh PPE coveralls have been arranged and supplied by the Centre till now to states, the ministry said. Including these, over 20 lakh N-95 masks have been supplied by the government of India. Supplies are also being sent to central institutions like AIIMS, Safdarjung and RML hospitals etc. About 16 lakh N95 masks are presently available in the country, and this figure will increase with the fresh supply of two lakh masks.
More supplies will start arriving from April 11, the release said. A personal protective equipment kit constitutes different wearables - head covers, glasses, N95 respirators, mask and shoe covers - that protect healthcare workers from catching any contagious virus.
"Northern Railways have developed a PPE coverall and this is in addition to the PPE coveralls and N99 masks developed by DRDO earlier".
Orders have also been placed for 112.76 lakh stand alone N95 masks and 157.32 lakh PPE coveralls.
California to loan 500 ventilators to national stockpile
A new analysis by researchers at the University of Washington shows California will hit its peak of COVID-19 deaths on April 17. Kate Brown, meanwhile, said 140 ventilators would be sent from her state to NY because Oregon doesn't need them right now.
The government also said that existing N95 mask producers have increased their capacity to about 80,000 masks per day. Out of these, 80 lakh PPE kits will include N95 masks.
India needs at least 27 million N95 masks, 15 million PPEs, 1.6 million diagnostic kits and 50,000 ventilators over the next two months.
China has sold almost 4 billion masks to foreign countries in the past month and is ramping up production, even as some nations have questioned the quality of the medical supplies, according to a report. Looking at the number of patients in the country, sufficient quantities are available for the moment.
China has always paid close attention to the quality and safety of medical supplies exports and exercised strict management over related products, she said.
The number of confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in India crossed 4,000 on Monday with 109 recorded deaths, the government data showed.
In addition, drivers Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz , along with senior staff members, all agreed to take pay cuts. F1 follows three of its teams, McLaren , Williams and Racing Point , doing the same thing.
The spokesman confirmed that Mr Johnson had been unable to speak directly to Mr Raab since he has been in hospital. Mr Raab, who is Mr Johnson's de facto deputy, said he had not spoken to Mr Johnson since Saturday.
We are exhausting every avenue available to us", Ford said. "The hard truth is our supplies in Ontario are getting very low". Ford said he would be calling US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to press home the point.
A statement admitted 'work on possible formats is ongoing with a collaborative approach and issues of player welfare to the fore. Laporte's proposal is, however, likely to face stiff opposition from the powerful European clubs who are yet to be consulted.
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