According to the Health Ministry, states have to ensure adequate oxygen availability in all healthcare facilities in these states and unrestricted intra as well as the interstate movement of oxygen.
The official said that India's COVID-19 cases per million population, as well as COVID-19 deaths per million population, are among the "lowest" in the world.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, 10,92,654 samples were tested for the pathogen on September 5, and over 4.88 crore samples have been tested so far.
The Health Ministry further said that India has posted more than 22.6 lakh recoveries than the active cases which stand at 846,395.
In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic in India, the government has made the wearing of mask compulsory for every person as a preventive measure to contain the spread of infection.
India reported the highest single-day spike of 83,883 new coronavirus cases, taking the national caseload past 38-lakh mark, according to the Health Ministry.
New Delhi: A total of 11,72,179 samples were collected for COVID-19 testing on Wednesday, taking the total number of samples...
The Union Health Ministry informed us that the last 5 lakh recoveries have been recorded in only 8 days.
Active cases in Maharashtra have reached 1,78,561, the highest in the country followed by Andhra Pradesh with 94,209.
Addressing a press conference here, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that the recovered cases are 3.4 times more than the active cases and recovery rate is more than 75 per cent.