Indian Air Force airlifts 900 oxygen cylinders from Britain

Indian Air Force on Monday airlifted the first batch of 900 oxygen cylinders offered by the British Oxygen Company. The British Oxygen Company has offered 5000 oxygen cylinders to India to help the country in its fight against rapidly spreading second wave of the COVID-19. 

The United kingdom on Sunday had announced that it will be sending additional 1,000 ventilator’s from the UK’s surplus supply to Indian hospitals as a part of its commitment to support India’s fight against the second wave of coronavirus. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that India’s fight against increasing coronavirus cases will be reinforced by the new UK government support announcement of additional ventilators in addition to 200 ventilators, 495 oxygen concentrators and three oxygen generation units the UK sent to India last week.