Medical supplies from Canada arrive in India as COVID-19 cases, deaths surge


The Canadian Armed Forces have successfully touched down in Delhi with medical supplies as India struggles to contain a crippling second wave of COVID-19.

Nadir Patel, Canada’s high commissioner to India, welcomed the first consignment of what he described as “urgently-needed” medical supplies including 25,000 vials of anti-viral remdesivir and 50 ventilators on Saturday.

“Canada stands with our friend and partner India as we work to overcome the devastating impact of #COVID19,” he tweeted.

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