Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan held a meeting with the Health Ministers of 11 states and Union Territories amidst increasing cases of corona in the country. During this, he appealed to the citizens of the country and said that you have yourself the greatest weapon in the fight against the corona epidemic. That weapon is to follow Corona's guidelines. During the meeting, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that 14 crores 15 lakh doses of vaccine have been supplied to the states till this morning in the country. Including the vestige, all the states have used doses of about 12 crores 57 lakh 18 thousand vaccines. At present, one crore 58 lakh doses are available with the states and there is 1 crore 16 lakh 84 thousand doses of vaccine inside the supply. There is no shortage of vaccines.
Taking note of the active surge in cases witnessed since last February in which most states have now crossed their highest tally, Dr Harsh Vardhan exhorted States to plan in advance & increase COVID hospitals, oxygenated beds and other relevant infrastructure: Govt of India
— ANI (@ANI) April 17, 2021
Along with this, he said that we are developing oxygen generation plants in many hospitals. We are buying 1 lakh cylinders again. There will be no interruption in the process of the transfer of oxygen from one state to another. All the big companies are making Remedisvir.
Union Health Minister asks states to plan corona hospitals
The Central Government informed that keeping in mind the active increase in cases seen since last February, most of the states have now crossed their highest level in new cases of Corona. In the meeting of the Health Ministers, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has inspired the states to plan corona hospitals, increase oxygen-rich beds, and other relevant infrastructure.