Chhattisgarh: 15,000 Vials of Life Saving Remdesivir Arrive in State by Air
- Chhattisgarh Health minister tweets the arrival
- 15,000 vials of Remdesivir supplied
- Will be supplied from the CGMSC godown
Raipur: Amidst the corona crisis looming over the country, Chhattisgarh receives its batch of 15,000 vials of Remdesivir by air today morning. The state had approached the centre for help in means of antiviral drugs used for treating COVID-19 patients.
In response to the demand the centre dispatched a batch to the Bhupesh Bagel administration. The vials will be transported to the CGMSC storage centre from where the distribution to hospitals will be administered.
Health Minister TS Singhdev released a picture of the arrival of a consignment of Remdesivir injections at Raipur airport and tweeted “15,000 Remdesivir vials have reached Raipur. These will be counted and stored after being taken to the CGMSC godown from where corona patients will be immediately sent to hospitals.”
Chhattisgarh logged 16,750 infections and 17,739 recuperations. Over all the state registered 1,21,555 active cases, out of which 18,749 are from Raipur. The state health bulletin recorded 207 deaths in the past 24 hours.