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Monday, June 21, 2021



Scarred by second wave, 10 states send O2 ramp-up plan

June 13, 2021 7:00 am

The plans, sources said, are part of the measures being put in place in anticipation of the next surge as the second wave abates and pressure on health infrastructure eases.

Amid staff crunch, hospitals in Karnataka struggle to utilise PM Cares ventilators

June 01, 2021 7:10 am

The demand for ICU ventilator beds across the state has been relentless through the second wave of the pandemic.

No financial help from UGC during Covid, varsities underline lack of digital infrastructure

June 01, 2021 11:02 am

The UGC has released more than half a dozen guidelines and advisories on COVID-appropriate behaviour that educational institutes need to adhere to, but has not released any additional funds for covid management or digital infrastructure.

All PM-Cares ventilators operational from Day 1: GMCH32

May 31, 2021 2:29 am

Besides the 65 ventilators received through the PM CARES, GMCH keeps at least seven of its own as backup ventilators. Six ventilators are used as transport ventilators in ambulances.

PM announces aid, free education for Covid orphans; pension for employees’ next of kin

May 30, 2021 7:30 am

This comes days after the Ministry of Women and Child Development said 577 children across the country had been orphaned during the second wave of the pandemic.

'PM Cares’ ventilators: 113 of 150 supplied in Marathwada ‘defective’, Bombay HC asks Centre to explain

May 25, 2021 9:15 pm

After taking cognizance of news reports, the High Court noted that out of 150 ventilators supplied through PM Cares funds in the region, except 37 ventilators which are yet to be unboxed, 113 ventilators put to use at government or private hospitals are found to be defective.

At least 592 PM Cares ventilators not used in Rajasthan: '571 complaints made to BEL'

May 26, 2021 11:13 am

As many as 366 machines reported issues such as pressure drop, compressor failure and sensor failure, among others. The remaining machines were awaiting installation, or had parts missing.

Jharkhand hospital flags non-functional ventilators it got under PM Cares

May 19, 2021 7:28 am

Jharkhand has so far received 500 ventilators in the first tranche and 750 in the second through PM Cares Fund.

‘90% of 320 ventilators sent to Punjab by Centre faulty’

May 13, 2021 1:46 am

As of today, the Faridkot medical college, which caters to 10 Malwa districts, has only 32 ventilators in working condition.

20 ventilators received under PM Cares Fund defective, flag two pvt hospitals in Mohali

May 10, 2021 1:42 am

The hospitals also wrote to the district administration regarding the issue, urging the officials to get the ventilators repaired.