Covid-19: The first batch of medical assistance leaves South Korea for India | India News

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INCHEON: The first batch of medical assistance from South Korea left from the city of Incheon on Sunday to help India fight the Covid-19 pandemic which has strained the country’s medical infrastructure.
“A friend in need is a friend indeed. India and the Republic of Korea as special strategic partners are such friends to each other. The first shipment of oxygen cylinders, concentrators and of negative pressure carriers left Incheon for India today, ”said the Indian Embassy in Seoul. a tweet.

India is currently grappling with a second wave of Covid-19 that has swept the country, straining the country’s health infrastructure and overloading frontline medical workers.
Several countries around the world, including the United Kingdom, Russia and the United States, have extended their support to India as it continues to fight its increasing needs for health infrastructure.
India has reported 4,03738 new cases of Covid-19 and more than 4,000 related deaths in the past 24 hours. With this, the cumulative national tally of infection rose to 2,222,641,414, the union’s health ministry informed Sunday morning.



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