Canada’s Province of Ontario sends 3,000 ventilators to India in Covid crisis


India is currently experiencing the worst spike in COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began, and countries have stepped up efforts to help India deal with bottlenecks.

The Canadian government is currently identifying devices that can be sent to India to help with the crisis. The Canadian province of Ontario is sending a shipment of ventilators worth £ 144 million.

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India is currently experiencing the worst spike in COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began, and countries have stepped up efforts to help India deal with bottlenecks.

The Canadian government is currently identifying devices that can be sent to India to help with the crisis. The Canadian province of Ontario is sending a shipment of ventilators worth £ 144 million.

“Ontario will always stand shoulder to shoulder with our friends,” Ontario Prime Minister Doug Ford said in a tweet. Doug mentioned that Ontario will send 3,000 provincial-made medical ventilators, valued at 8,000 Canadian dollars each.

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The fans that are shipped are made by O-Two Medical Technologies Inc, headquartered in Brampton, Greater Toronto.

Previously, India had sent 500,000 AstraZeneca vaccines to Ontario in March when the province witnessed a supply crisis.

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The Canadian federal government is also sending equipment to India, including a donation of $ 10 million to the Canadian Red Cross. Currently, the country is identifying the material that can be sent from its emergency supply. These include fans, oxygen concentrators, and generators.

The Canadian Red Cross has launched its India Covid Response and is currently coordinating with the Indian Red Cross Society.

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