PM Modi to chair high-level meeting today to review availability of oxygen

A number of meetings on this context has been conducted and the union government has been actively coordinating with states for the boost for its supply and production in advance to avoid any kind of negligence and panic during the third wave.

PM Modi to chair high-level meeting today to review availability of oxygen
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New Delhi: Keeping in mind the oxygen crisis during the second wave of covid 19 pandemic, Prime Minister Modi will chair a high-level meeting on the 9th of July at 11:30 am to discuss about the availability of medical oxygen in the country. 


The country saw patients grasping for air amid complaints of oxygen shortage in hospitals during the peak of the second COVID-19 wave in April-May. To avoid such circumstances in the foreseeable future, the government is taking precautionary measures in advance as many health experts have warned that the third wave of the viral contagion is 'inevitable'. 



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A number of meetings on this context has been conducted and the union government has been actively coordinating with states for the boost for its supply and production in advance to avoid any kind of negligence and panic during the third wave.


On June 26, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with top officials to review the progress of vaccination and COVID-19 situation in the country and expressed satisfaction at the rising speed of vaccinations this week. 


India reported 43,393 new COVID-19 cases in Friday, 44,459 recoveries, and 911 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Health Ministry. There are 4,58,727 active cases in the country. 


The Ministry added that a total of 36,89,91,222 people have been vaccinated so far in the country, including 40,23,173 who were administered vaccines in the last 24 hours.


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