INS Shardul Supplies Medical Oxygen from Kuwait to help India fight Covid-19

3 mins read  Sealuminati TeamJune 25, 2021
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The Indian Naval Ship Shardul arrived in Mumbai Port on Thursday, carrying medical aid from Kuwait and Qatar to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The Ship transported aid in the form of 7,640 filled Oxygen Cylinders, two ISO containers each holding 20 MT of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO), and fifteen oxygen concentrators.

The arrival of the ship from Kuwait at Mumbai's Nhava Sheva Port, which was carrying three semi-trailers of Liquid Medical Oxygen (each weighing 25 metric tonnes) and 1000 oxygen cylinders on board, was a significant step forward in the country's efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Arindam Bagchi, the spokesperson for the External Affairs Ministry (EAM), expressed gratitude to the Kuwaiti government for providing much-needed oxygen to help alleviate pressure on the country's health infrastructure.

According to the Union Health Ministry, India reported 54,069 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours and the daily infected rate decreased to 2.91%. For 17 consecutive days, the daily positivity rate has been less than 5%.

The number of active cases decreased further to 6,27,057, bringing the weekly infected rate to 3.04 %, while the national coVID-19 recovery rate increased to 96.61 %. With the addition of new cases, the country's total number of cases has risen to 3,00,82,778, according to the Union Health Ministry.

The death toll from CoVID-19 has risen to 3,91,981, with 1,321 new fatalities reported in the last 24 hours. For the 42nd consecutive day, recoveries continue to outnumber daily new cases.

In the last 24 hours, India has seen 68,885 recoveries, bringing the total to 2,90,63,740. The death toll from CoVID-19 has risen to 3,91,981, with 1,321 new fatalities reported in the last 24 hours.

For the 42nd consecutive day, recoveries continue to outnumber daily new cases.

In the last 24 hours, India has seen 68,885 recoveries, bringing the total to 2,90,63,740.

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