Oxygen Crisis MHA Issues Guidelines No restriction movement Medical Oxygen between the State and transport authorities
New Delhi: The corona crisis in the country is getting darker. The rapidly growing number of coronaviruses in India is a matter of concern. There is a shortage of drugs like oxygen and remedivir across the country. The government is currently focusing on oxygen supply and has lifted restrictions on oxygen transport across the country. The Center has issued new guidelines for oxygen transport, saying that there should be no restrictions on oxygen transport.
There will be no restrictions on the movement of medical oxygen by the state government as well as transport authorities. Accordingly, separate interstate transport should be allowed to carry oxygen. The Union Home Ministry has said that no authority can attach oxygen vehicles to a designated district or area for a specific supply in any other specific district or area.
No restriction shall be imposed on the movement of Medical Oxygen between the State and transport authorities shall be instructed to accordingly allow free inter-state movement of oxygen-carrying vehicles: MHA # COVID19 pic.twitter.com/EvOkeuT7By
– ANI ()ANI) April 22, 2021
Ambulance status for oxygen vehicles from the state government
The state government has recently given the status of ambulance to the vehicles transporting oxygen so that oxygen can be delivered to various cities without any hindrance. The state government has also decided to grant toll waiver to these vehicles. Corona is experiencing a shortage of oxygen, including medications, in the crisis. To make up for the shortage of oxygen, the Central Government has provided oxygen to Maharashtra from other states. The government has given the status of ambulance to the vehicles transporting oxygen so that the general public can get oxygen in time by speeding up the transport of oxygen vehicles coming from abroad as well as within the states. The orders have been issued by the state Home Department. Accordingly, Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation has decided to waive the toll of oxygen carrying vehicles.
Record of three and a half lakh corona victims in 24 hours
The growing number of patients in India has broken all records so far in the world. For the first time in the world, a quarter of a million corona cases have been reported in a single day. According to figures released by the Ministry of Health, 314,835 new corona cases have been reported in the last 24 hours. So far 2104 patients have lost their lives. Meanwhile, 178,841 patients have been coronary free after treatment. Earlier on Tuesday, 295,041 new corona cases were reported in the country. Earlier, on January 8, the highest number of three lakh seven thousand coronaviruses was recorded in a single day in the United States.
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