14-year-old raises money for Covid relief | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Amid pain and despair of several people during the peak of the 2nd wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, there are inspiring stories, too, pouring in from across the country. One such example is an initiative by 14-year-old Dhruv Mantri. The Class X student of a Gurugram school raised nearly Rs 7 lakh when … Read more

New Software Developed to Help Identify Patients Requiring Ventilator Support: Govt

The government on Saturday said that a new software — Covid Severity Score — has been developed to identify patients who require ventilator support as well as detect emergency and intensive care unit needs early. The software consists of an algorithm that measures a set of parameters, and then identifies patients likely to require ventilator … Read more

Covid roundup: Centre gives 26cr vaccine doses to states, religious places open in Delhi, 80% Tibetans gets first dose | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India’s Covid cases continued to witness a decline as it recorded 80,834 new Covid cases, lowest since April 1 and 3,303 deaths due to the virus in the last 24 hours, according to data released by the health ministry on Sunday. This is the sixth consecutive day when India has reported less than … Read more

CM launches 22 oxygen plants at nine hospitals

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday inaugurated 22 oxygen plants at nine Delhi government hospitals. The Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) oxygen plants have a total production capacity of 17.3 metric tonnes. Seventeen more oxygen plants are scheduled to become operational by July. Mr. Kejriwal said the people of Delhi as well as doctors, nurses, paramedic … Read more

Govt permits supply of liquid oxygen to certain industries, projects on temporary basis

With the number of coronavirus cases coming down, the government has permitted oxygen manufacturing units to supply oxygen to certain industries such as MSMEs, food processing plants and infrastructure projects, on temporary basis. This supply, however, would be subjected to ensuring adequate supply of liquid medical oxygen to hospitals and other medical purposes as per … Read more

Govt May Lift Restrictions on Oxygen Use for Some Priority Industries in 2-3 Days

The government is likely to lift restrictions on the use of liquid oxygen for some priority industries in the next 2-3 days as demand for medical oxygen has come down, a top government official said on Sunday. To make oxygen available to more people during the peak of the second wave of COVID-19, the Centre … Read more

Jharkhand Facing Acute Shortage of Covid-19 Vaccines, Says CM Hemant Soren

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Thursday said the state is facing an acute shortage of Covid-19 vaccines and other medical requirements to fight coronavirus pandemic. In an interview to CNN-News18, he said, “We need 12 lakh vaccine doses for 18+ per month, but we got only 1.5 lakh vaccines. For 45+, we need 15 … Read more

Railways delivered over 16,023 tonnes medical oxygen to 14 states, UTs last month | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Indian Railways delivered more than 16,023 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen in over 977 tankers to 14 states and Union territories over the last month amid a high demand for the life-saving gas due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the national transporter said on Monday. So far, 247 Oxygen Express trains have … Read more

Indian Railway creates record, delivers 1,142 MT of oxygen to 14 states in single day

Kolkata: The highest-ever single day load of more than 1,142 Metric Tonnes (MT) of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) was delivered by Oxygen Expresses on Sunday (May 23), said the Ministry of Railways. The previous best 1,118 MT on May 20 2021. The Railways has completed delivery of more than 16,000 MT of LMO in one month … Read more

Black Fungus: Experts In Karnataka to Study Possible Causes Including Industrial Oxygen Use

Experts in Karnataka will study whether the rise in the Mucormycosis cases is linked to use of industrial oxygen and its possible contamination. Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwath Narayan, who is also the head of the state’s COVID task force, held a meeting on Sunday with the treatment protocol committee where the possible sources … Read more