PPE kits: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

The Portable Optical Cavity Sterilization Unit

Scientists have developed a portable sterilisation unit using a new technology called the hybrid sterilization system. It can decontaminate personal protective equipment (PPE) necessary for combating COVID 19, easily and rapidly, allowing them to be used multiple times. Key Facts It can be used by health professionals and other COVID warriors for whom PPEs are ..

More than 3 crore N95 masks, 1.2 crore PPE kits distributed among states, UTs and institutions

The Union Government has stated that over 3.04 crore N95 masks, more than 1.28 crores PPE kits and over 10.83 crores HCQ tablets have been distributed among the states, UTs and central institutions, free of cost, in order to combat the COVID 19 outbreak in the country as well as the world. The figures have ..

Govt. Allows Export of Masks and Medical Goggles

The government has relaxed the norms for export of face shields, certain kind of surgical masks and medical goggles which are mainly in demand due to the spread of the COVID 19 disease all around the world. The shipments of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) with an export quota of 50 lakh units per month have ..

Maharashtra Received Maximum COVID 19 War Gear from Centre: RTI Reply

A reply to an RTI query has revealed that Maharashtra, the worst-hit state by the COVID 19 Pandemic, has received the maximum number of N95 masks, PPE kits, tablets and ventilators, from the central government. The reply has been given by the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, in its reply given ..