Digital Desk, New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a high-level meeting on the situation arising out of Kovid-19 in the country and reviewed the oxygen and medical infrastructure. During this, three empowered groups made a presentation on the supply of oxygen to Prime Minister Modi. It was reported that domestic medical oxygen production in the country has increased compared to last year.
Officials told Prime Minister Modi at the meeting that in the country from 5700 metric tons per day in August 2020 has now increased to 8922 metric
He instructed to set up an oxygen plant. During this period, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inquired about the services of Railways and Airforce in oxygen supply. Prime Minister Modi also inquired about the availability of ICUs etc. in the country. Cabinet Secretary, Home Secretary, Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Member of NITI Aayog and other officers were present in this meeting.
3,23,144 new cases of Kovid-19 in the country, the number of dead reached close to two lakhs
Let us know that after 3,23,144 people were infected with the corona virus in one day in the country, the number of infected people increased to 1,76,36,307 on Tuesday, while the national recovery rate has come down to 82.54 percent. The Union Health Ministry has said that 2,771 people have died due to infection and the death toll has risen to 1,97,894.
There has been a partial decline in daily cases as compared to the last few days. The number of under-treated patients has increased to 28,82,204, which is 16.34 percent of the total infected. At the national level, the recovery rate from Kovid-19 has fallen to 82.54 per cent. The rate was 97.33 per cent on 17 February.
According to the ministry, the number of people recovering from the infection has increased to 1,45,56,209 while the death rate has fallen to 1.12 per cent. On August 7, the number of Kovid-19 patients in India had crossed 20 lakh. After this, the number of infected is 30 lakh on 23 August, 40 lakh on 5 September and 50 lakh on 16 September, 60 lakh on 28 September, 70 lakh on 11 October, 80 lakh on 29 October, 90 lakh on 20 November and 19 December. Had exceeded one crore. On April 19, the number of infected in the country exceeded 15 million.