We show you our most important and recent visitors news details Japan to send respirators, oxygen concentrators to virus-hit India in the following article
Hind Al Soulia - Riyadh - TOKYO — The Japanese government said Friday it has decided to send 300 respirators and 300 oxygen concentrators to India, which is battling one of the world's worst coronavirus crises with the rapid spread of the virus, including more contagious variants, Kyodo reported.
The move came after the country's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi agreed during phone talks on Monday to work together to fight the pandemic of COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the virus.
"Given our friendship with India, which is an important partner in realizing a free and open Indo-Pacific region, we have decided to extend emergency assistance to help people affected by the novel coronavirus from a humanitarian standpoint," Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato said at a press conference.
Kato also said Japan will consider additional aid for India depending on the virus situation in the country.
The Indian government announced Wednesday the country's COVID-19 death toll had eclipsed 200,000, with over 300,000 new daily infections confirmed recently.
The South Asian country is the second hardest-hit country by the pandemic after the United States, having seen over 18 million cases, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally. — SPA
These were the details of the news Japan to send respirators, oxygen concentrators to virus-hit India for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.
It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at Saudi Gazette and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.