States and union territories have reported 5,21,358 deaths attributable to COVID-19 till April 4, the executive knowledgeable Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. It also said that it had requested states to present predominant aspects of these that have died attributable to scarcity of oxygen. Twenty states and union territories (UTs) have responded and none of them have reported confirmed deaths attributable to oxygen scarcity, the executive said.
“As on 4th April, 2022, states/United states of americahave reported a complete of 5,21,358 deaths attributable to COVID-19 within the nation. The executive of India maintains information of complete instances and deaths attributable to COVID-19 reported and updated by states/United states of americaon an everyday foundation,” Minister of Snarl for Health and Household Welfare Bharati Pravin Pawar knowledgeable participants.
Replying to supplementaries in the end of the Set up a question to Hour, she said, “The Union executive has requested states/UT, and 20 states and United states of americahave responded and none of them have reported confirmed deaths attributable to oxygen scarcity.”
She said that some states are even now updating and reporting deaths attributable to COVID-19 on the ministry’s web portal.
To a count on by Congress MP Shaktisinh Gohil that the executive had promised Rs 4 lakh as compensation for Covid deaths and why this money became now not being given, Bharati said the executive has issued guidelines transparently.
She said arrangements had been made to guard and take care of patients by insurance coverage schemes for poorer patients.
The minister also said that ex-gratia payments had been examined at central, insist and district ranges and it has been definite that the amount to be given is now not Rs 4 lakh.
“An ex-gratia of Rs 50,000 as per central, insist and district stage. The NDMA has proposed Rs 50,000 compensation and never Rs 4 lakh for each victim of COVID-19,” she knowledgeable the Residence.
The minister also said that in the end of COVID-19, the executive has taken an growth of measures and a budget of Rs 64,000 crore has been sanctioned for strengthening successfully being infrastructure.
To this point, she said, “we have gotten 300 plus labs, over 5 lakh oxygen supported beds, 1.5 lakh ICU beds, over 4,000 PSA vegetation, over 60,000 ventilators and all emergency facilities had been upgraded”.
Pawar also said that a brand new bio-safety stage (BSL)-3 cellular lab is also being added for detection of most fresh traces and viruses.