On a day Karnataka reported near 30,000 new instances, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa introduced that the Centre has enhanced the State’s allocation of two essential necessities — Remdesivir and oxygen provide.
On Saturday, Mr. Yediyurappa thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda for rising Karnataka’s allocation of Remdesivir from 50,000 doses to 1,22,000 until April 30 and every day oxygen allocation from current 300 tonnes to 800 tonnes.
This got here a day after Mr. Yediyurappa, throughout a digital assembly of Chief Ministers with the Prime Minister, appealed to the Centre to allocate extra oxygen and Remdesivir to Karnataka, expressing concern that a number of healthcare centres must be shut if there was no enhance in oxygen provide.
Mr. Yediyurappa had additionally mentioned that 500 tonnes of oxygen was consumed throughout the State on Thursday and 1,142 tonnes was estimated to be the demand by April 25, and the quantum is prone to go as much as 1,471 tonnes by April 30. He had additionally appealed to Mr. Modi to supply two lakh doses of Remdesivir over the subsequent 10 days.
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