North-East continues to surge COVID-19 with 1,435 fresh cases
The confirmed tally in the eight state of North-East India reached 8,39,755 with 49,224 active cases while 7,81,044 were cured/ discharged and 8,758 deaths. There were 20,970 fresh case reported since 5th July 2021 in the region with 218 deaths.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviews measures taken to boost production and supply of oxygen
Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday reviewed the progress of oxygen augmentation and availability across the country. During the review meeting, officials briefed the Prime Minister about the progress on installation of PSA Oxygen plants across the country. More than 1500 PSA Oxygen plants are being set up across the nation. The Prime Minister was informed that once all PSA Oxygen plants coming up through PM CARES would be functional, they would support more than four lakh oxygenated beds. Modi instructed the officials to ensure that these plants are made functional at the earliest and work closely with the state governments.