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Odisha to get massive health care stock foreseeing COVID-19 outbreak

Odisha government is equipping the state in full-swing to build infrastructure and services to deal with COVID-19 situation. To increase the inventory of medical equipment, the Odisha State Medical Corporation Ltd (OSMCL) has placed orders for procurement of the following:

  • 15.7 lakh personal protection equipment (PPE)
  • 2.2 crore triple-layer masks
  • 7.5 lakh N95 masks
  • 1.7 crore nose clip adaptable masks

On 9th April Thursday, the corporation had acquired 15 ventilators, 20,000 triple-layer masks and 4,000 test kits. All the supplies were airlifted from Mumbai. Further, the corporation will acquire the rest of the consignments in instalment over the next two months.

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