Indonesia gasps for breath, seeks oxygen amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Jakarta: Just two months ago, Indonesia was coming to a gasping India’s aid with thousands of tanks of oxygen. Today, the Southeast Asia country is running out of oxygen as it endures a devastating wave of coronavirus cases and the government is seeking emergency supplies from other countries, including Singapore and China. A shipment of […]

Amid COVID-19 crisis, 42 countries pitch in to help India with oxygen cylinders, Remdesivir

New Delhi: As India tries to tide over the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has got pledges of support from 42 countries of which assistance from 21 countries has already arrived.  India requires assistance in two areas – oxygen and essential medicines. Hospitals and other medical centres are in dire need of medical […]

USICOC Foundation ships 32 more ventilators to COVID-hit India

Houston: The US India Chamber of Commerce (USICOC) Foundation has shipped another 32 portable ventilators to help India battle the deadly second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The foundation is likely to send a third shipment of 25 ventilators in addition to several oxygen concentrators in the next few days. The US India Chamber of […]

India gets help from Taiwan, first batch of medical aid arrives Delhi

Taipei: Taiwan`s first batch of aid to India to help it fight a surging increase in COVID-19 infections left for New Delhi on Sunday (May 2), consisting of 150 oxygen concentrators and 500 oxygen cylinders, Taiwan`s Foreign Ministry said. Countries around the world have been rushing to help India alleviate the crisis. India recorded more […]

Japan to provide 300 oxygen concentrators, ventilators to India amid COVID-19 oxygen crisis

Tokyo: Japanese Ambassador to India Satoshi Suzuki on Friday (April 30) informed that the country will provide 300 oxygen generators and as many ventilators to India which is currently facing the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. Taking to Twitter, Suzuki said that Japan stands with India in its “greatest time of need”. “Japan stands with […]

Medical help arrives from Ireland containing 700 oxygen concentrators and 365 ventilators

New Delhi: A shipment from Ireland containing 700 units of oxygen concentrators and 365 ventilators arrived here in India, as the country fights the second wave of coronavirus. “International cooperation continues! Shipment containing 700 units of oxygen concentrators and 365 ventilators arrives from Ireland. Deeply value the support from our EU partner and friend,” Ministry […]

China’s global player act: Stepped-up supplies to back India’s fight against COVID-19

New Delhi: After Russia, the US, and the European Union had taken the lead, China, which wants to be counted as a “responsible” global player, has also stepped up supplies to enable India to counter a devastating second wave of Covid 19. Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla said at a media conference on Thursday (April 29) […]

COVID-19 aid from Russia, UK arrives at Delhi airport: watch

New Delhi: Two planes from Russia and one from the United Kingdom carrying COVID-19 supplies landed at the Delhi airport on Thursday (April 29). Two flights from Russia, carrying 20 oxygen concentrators, 75 ventilators, 150 bedside monitors, and medicines totalling 22 MT, arrived at Delhi airport earlier this morning, news agency ANI reported. #WATCH | […]

COVID-19: Taiwan to send 150 oxygen concentrators to India soon

Taipei: Taiwan has bought 150 oxygen concentrators and aims to send them to India this weekend to help it deal with a massive increase in COVID-19 infections, and is also looking at providing further aid, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu said on Thursday (April 29). Countries around the world have been rushing to help India alleviate […]

India’s COVID crisis: Bhutan to supply oxygen to Assam, Bhutanese citizen show solidarity

New Delhi: Even as the COVID crisis creates havoc in India, Bhutan will be supplying 40 metric tonnes of liquid Oxygen to Assam. The Oxygen will be exported using cryogenic tankers. The Oxygen will come from a new plant from Motanga Industrial Estate in Eastern Bhutan’s Samdrup Jongkhar district.  A release from the Indian mission […]

COVID-19 crisis: Five tonnes of oxygen concentrators dispatched from US to India

Washington: Over three hundred oxygen concentrators have been dispatched on Sunday (April 25) morning from New York to India, according to a Government of India official based in the United States. Air India`s A102 is transporting five tonnes (5000kg) of oxygen concentrators as cargo from the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York and […]