Government releases Rs 7,200 crore to get 3rd-wave-ready – ET HealthWorld

NEW DELHI: Drawing from the experience of the second wave of Covid infections to prepare for a third if it does strike in coming months, the health ministry has approved release of over Rs 7,200 crore or 50% of the Centre’s share in the Rs 23,123 crore emergency response package announced in July. The ministry is hopeful that all 1,755 PSA oxygen generating plants will get commissioned by the end of August. If oxygen plants to be set-up by PSUs are also taken into account, a total of 2,200 such…

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