Covid-19:- 775 deaths, 24506 cases-India

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The number of Coronavirus cases in India has reached to 24506 with 1429 new cases in last 24 hours among which 18668  are active and 5063 have recovered and 775 deaths. Maharashtra leads the tally with 6817 positive cases, 5676 active, 840 recovery and 301 deaths followed by Gujrat with 2815 positive cases, 2423 active, 265  recoveredand 127 deaths. Jammu and Kashmir has 454 positive cases with 340 active, 109 recovered and 6 deaths.

No shortage of medicines

On the directions of Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, a meeting was convened in the office of the Deputy Drugs Controller Kashmir, with the wholesale Drug Association of Srinagar with regard to the availability of medicines in the district.
Similar meetings were also conducted at district level where officers took stock of the availability of medicines and other related issues with wholesalers and retailers in their respective jurisdictions.
It was given out that 200 boxes of anti-cancer drugs, insulin preparations, PPE Kits, Diagnostic kits, Reagents Masks, Hand Sanitizers, Test Cartridges and other allied products reached the valley yesterday through Air Force and were received by the Drug Control Department. These medicines and other allied products are being distributed among the health institutions and Pharma traders.
Concerned officers directed the Pharma Association to report any shortage of medicines to the Deputy Drugs Controller, Kashmir, so that same can be arranged for the patients well in time.
The Pharma dealers, who have to airlift their medicine from Delhi were asked to put up their requisitions, if any, well in advance, so the supply chain is not hampered and  if any truck or vehicle carrying medicines is halted anywhere, same should be brought into the notice of authorities for its safe passage, they were advised.

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