HEALTH MINISTER: INDIA IS IN MUCH BETTER PLACE THAN REST OF THE WORLD IN COVID-19 CONTAINMENT

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HEALTH MINISTER: INDIA IS IN MUCH BETTER PLACE THAN REST OF THE WORLD IN COVID-19 CONTAINMENT
The GoM Chairman Dr Harsh Vardhan said that India is in a much better place than rest of the world but t was no scope for complacency. The GoM was also apprised about the growing medical infrastructure in the country.

It was informed that as of 9th June, the COVID related health infrastructure was strengthened with the availability of 958 dedicated COVID Hospitals with over 1.67 lakh isolation beds, over 21,000 ICU beds and over 73,000 oxygen-supported beds.

The Minister said, besides, 2,313 dedicated COVID Health Centres and 7,525 COVID Care Centres are now available to combat COVID-19 in the country. The ventilators available for COVID beds are 21,494. The Centre has further placed an order of 60 thousand 848 ventilators.

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