Coronavirus: Entry of Delta variant in Indonesia, Facing problem of oxygen storage
Indonesia, which is battling the devastating wave of Corona, has sought emergency help of oxygen from Singapore and China besides India.
New Delhi: Due to the rapid spread of the Delta variant of Corona, there has been a shortage of oxygen in Indonesia. Two months ago the condition was that Indonesia had supplied thousands of tanks of oxygen to India but today it has come to the rescue of other countries seeking help.
Delta Variant in Indonesia:
Indonesia, which is battling the devastating wave of Corona, has sought emergency help of oxygen from Singapore and China besides India. A consignment of 1000 oxygen cylinders, concentrators, ventilators and other health equipment arrived from Singapore on Friday.
At the same time, Australia is also sending 1000 ventilators. Apart from these, Indonesia will also buy 36 thousand tons of oxygen and 10 thousand ventilators from Singapore to provide help to its people. Talks are also going on about buying oxygen from China. On the other hand, the US and UAE have also offered help.
24 crore infected, 63760 deaths:
So far, more than 240 million infected people have been found in the world's fourth most populous country and 63,760 people have died. On Thursday, Indonesia had the highest number of 39,000 new cases in 24 hours.
Hospitals in Indonesia are filled with corona patients and people are dying in home isolation while waiting for emergency facilities. The situation in the South Asian country is becoming critical due to the rapidly increasing cases. The shortage of oxygen is causing distress.
Indonesia sent 3,400 oxygen cylinders and concentrators to India two months ago during the peak of a devastating second wave. He was about to send two thousand more concentrates, but in the meantime, after increasing cases there, the Indonesian government stopped it at the end of June.
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