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US committed to partnering with India in fight against COVID-19

The United States on Tuesday said it is committed to partnering with India in its fight against coronavirus pandemic as the first shipment of 100 US-produced ventilators arrived in India.

ANI | Washington DC | Updated: 17-06-2020 07:29 IST | Created: 17-06-2020 07:29 IST
US committed to partnering with India in fight against COVID-19
First 100 ventilators from United States Agency being handed to Indian official at the Indian Red Cross Headquarters in New Delhi.. Image Credit: ANI

The United States on Tuesday said it is committed to partnering with India in its fight against coronavirus pandemic as the first shipment of 100 US-produced ventilators arrived in India. "America is committed to partnering with India in its fight against COVID-19. The first shipment of 100 US-produced ventilators arrived in India today. These ventilators will help relieve suffering and save lives across India," tweeted Morgan Ortagus, US State Department spokesperson.

US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster handed over the first lot of 100 ventilators from United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to Indian Red Cross Society at the IRCS national headquarters here. In the fight against COVID-19, the much-awaited ventilators were handed to India to treat the coronavirus patients as promised by United States President Donald Trump.

The ventilators, which arrived on Monday, are high technology are manufactured by Zoll US-based firm and have arrived from Chicago in the US. (ANI)


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