Moreover, the United States will re-direct 20 million AstraZeneca vaccine doses to India, the release said.
The United States will also send more “planeloads” of oxygen tanks to India for local hospitals in need of them, the release said. In addition, the US administration will send multiple field units that can house up to 20 hospital patients, and a team of US experts will work with Indian medical personnel to operate these mobile facilities.
India has already received from the United States 20,000 doses of the antiviral drug remdesivir to help infected patients, the release added.
The US administration is also providing 15 million N95 face masks for patients and Indian medical personnel, the release said.
India comes second in terms of the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases following the United States and registers more than 300,000 new ones per day over the past week.