Sri Lanka on Tuesday deployed a naval ship to India to avoid delay in fetching oxygen, urgently needed to meet the shortage of supply in hospitals, following the rapid surge of Covid-19 cases in the country.
Sri Lanka has recorded over 3.58 lakh coronavirus cases, while
Sri Lanka will import 100 metric tonnes of medical grade oxygen from India next week to meet the shortage of supply in hospitals, the Health-Minister said on Saturday as WHO experts warned that the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in the country would go
The most recent wave of Covid-19 cases in the South Asian subcontinent are trickier to negotiate because of an increase in dengue, a mosquito-transmitted virus. The spike in dengue cases is worsening the load of hospitals that are already over-burdened. For instance Sri Lanka reported
The World Health Organization today called upon countries in WHO South-East Asia Region to scale up and rigorously implement public health and social measures, along with efforts to accelerate vaccination for COVID-19, to prevent another surge, as more countries confirmed prevalence of highly transmissible variants