The new shipment of ventilators will be an addition to the 200 ventilators, 495 oxygen concentrators and 3 oxygen generation units that the UK had previously pledged.
The government also stated that the country’s national health service (NHS England) will establish a “clinical advisory group” to help Indian institutions streamline their COVID-19 response.
“The group will include researchers in public and global health, alongside nursing and other health professionals who have experience of the Indian healthcare system,” the government said.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are expected to hold a virtual meeting on Tuesday. (UNI)