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Update on Availability of Ventilators across the country

DELHI, DECEMBER 14: In order to ensure availability of Ventilators across the country for management of COVID-19 pandemic, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare ordered procurement of Ventilators centrally for supplying to the States/UTs based on the demand received from the States/UTs. The number of ventilators provided to State/UT is annexed at annexure.

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The States have been provided with extensive training on operation of these ventilators and more than 19,000 Doctors and Para-medical workers have been trained on them. States have been advised to ensure that the ventilators are kept fully functional at all times. They have also been advised to ensure maintenance and up-keep of ventilators, preparedness of hospital infrastructure including optimum oxygen pressure in medical Gas pipeline Systems, sufficient availability of consumables for ventilators and operation of these ventilators by the trained manpower.

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Annexure Details of Ventilators provided to States/UTs/Central Institutions based on demand projected by States/UTs
S.No.State / UT / Central Government InstitutionsNumber of Ventilators provided
1Andaman and Nicobar Islands34
2Andhra Pradesh5610
3Arunachal Pradesh63
4Assam1000
5Bihar500
6Chandigarh109
7Chhattisgarh515
8Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu20
9Delhi1080
10Goa200
11Gujarat5700
12Haryana673
13Himachal Pradesh500
14Jammu and Kashmir908
15Jharkhand1410
16Karnataka2871
17Kerala480
18Ladakh130
19Madhya Pradesh1611
20Maharashtra5554
21Manipur247
22Meghalaya86
23Mizoram115
24Nagaland320
25Odisha617
26Puducherry107
27Punjab809
28Rajasthan1900
29Sikkim0
30Tamil Nadu2775
31Telangana1796
32Tripura92
33Uttarakhand800
34Uttar Pradesh5216
35West Bengal1480
36Lakshadweep57
37Central Institutions4813

The Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

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