United States to send worth $100 million covid-19 supplies to India
The United States has announced on Wednesday, about providing covid-19 supplies, it will also include one million instant tests.
According to White House ,the first flight carrying the supplies would be reaching New Delhi on a military plane on Thursday (today).
The US Agency for International Development revealed that the first shipment includes 960,000 rapid tests, which can detect Covid in 15 minutes, and 100,000 N95 masks for frontline health workers.
Moreover, 1,000 refillable oxygen cylinders and 1,700 concentrators that produce oxygen for patients from the air will be send in the days ahead.
“India aided US when we were in crucial time during the pandemic, however, US would definitely assist India during their deadly situation” said White House.
The United States has also decided to send 60 million AstraZeneca vaccine doses overseas that have already been manufactured, however, its not yet decided that how many ship India.