Coronavirus crisis: India
receives Covid-19 assistance
from Romania, UK
India, currently struggling with the second wave of the COVID-19
pandemic, on Friday received coronavirus-related assistance
from Romania and the United Kingdom, informed Ministry of
External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi.
Taking to Twitter, Bagchi said India has received 80 oxygen
concentrators and 75 oxygen cylinders from Romania, while it
received 280 oxygen concentrators from the UK.
"Taking forward our warm and friendly relations. Thank our EU
partner Romania for their support with consignment containing
80 oxygen concentrators and 75 oxygen cylinders," he tweeted.
In a subsequent tweet, he said: "Grateful to UK for the third
shipment containing 280 oxygen concentrators that arrived early
this morning. Reflects our shared commitment to fighting the
Earlier, a shipment from Ireland containing 700 units of oxygen
concentrators and 365 ventilators arrived here in India. Read