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BULLETIN ON COVID-19

COVID TRACKER MAY 18, 2021/PIB

Posted On: 18 MAY 2021, Delhi

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IN PUBLIC INTEREST

*Cover your face with masks to prevent transmission of droplets carrying coronavirus
*Exercise social distancing
*Wash your hands frequently
*Sanitize your hands

STAY HOME & STAY SAFE!

 

Daily Recoveries more than 4 Lakh in the country, for the first timePM interacts with Group of Doctors from across the country to discuss Covid situationRailways set to have 86 Oxygen plants for its hospitals 

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PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU

MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND BROADCASTING

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Daily Recoveries more than 4 Lakh in the country, for the first time

  • Less than 3 Lakh daily New Cases consecutively for two days
  • Decline of 1,63,232 in Active Caseload in the last 24 hours
  • India’s Cumulative Vaccination Coverage exceeds 18.44 Crore
  • More than 66 lakh beneficiaries of age group 18-44 Vaccinated, so far

For Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1719558

PM interacts with Group of Doctors from across the country to discuss Covid situation

  • PM thanks the medical fraternity for the exemplary fight against the extraordinary circumstances of the second wave of Covid in an interaction held yesterday
  • Strategy of starting vaccination programme with front line warriors has paid rich dividends in second wave: PM
  • Home Based Care of patients must be SOP driven: PM
  • Imperative to expand telemedicine service in all tehsils and districts of the country: PM
  • Psychological care as well as physical care important: PM

For Details; https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1719416

Railways set to have 86 Oxygen plants for its hospitals

4 Oxygen Plants are functional, 52 are sanctioned and 30 under various stages of processing. Massive Capacity Enhancement in 86 Railway Hospitals across India.The number of beds for Covid treatment have been increased from 2539 to 6972. Invasive ventilators have been added and their number has been increased from 62 to 296. General Managers have been delegated further powers, up to Rs 2 crores in each case for sanctioning Oxygen Generation plants.

For Details: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1719555

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