BHUBANESWAR : In view of relentless surge in new Covid-19 infections, the State authorities has urged the Centre to allocate required medical necessities for efficient administration of the pandemic. In a letter to Union Secretary of Well being and Household Welfare Ministry, Extra Chief Secretary of Well being PK Mohapatra sought oxygen cylinders, flowmeter, oxygen face masks, concentrators, ventilators, para displays, N-95 masks, PPE kits and gloves for the State.
He stated the checklist of important gear was positioned after a gathering of the NITI Aayog CEO with Chief Secretaries of States and union territories on the liberalised coverage on worldwide help throughout Covid-19 held through video-conferencing lately.
The State authorities has demanded 10,000 D-Kind oxygen cylinders, 20,000 B-type cylinders, 5 cryogenic oxygen tanks of 10,000 litre every, 30,000 flowmeter, 25,000 grownup and 5,000 paediatric face masks, 5,000 oxygen concentrators, 100 ventilators, 1,000 para displays, 5 lakh N-95 masks, two lakh PPE kits and 10 lakh gloves.
As a part of the liberalised coverage, India has began accepting items, donations and support from international nations because the nation reels below an enormous scarcity of oxygen, medication and associated gear. The gear obtained as a part of the coverage will probably be distributed amongst States and union territories.