Chief Minister MK Stalin told Union Minister Piyush Goyal that till now the state has received 2 lakh 50 thousand vials of Remedisvir, which is 7 thousand less per day.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Monday claimed a low allocation of antiviral drug remodevir to Union Minister Piyush Goyal. It is used to treat corona patients. This drug is being used more in cities like Chennai, Salem, Madurai, Coimbatore, Tirunelveli and Tiruchirappalli. Stalin said that till now the state has received 2 lakh 50 thousand vials of Remedisvir.
According to a release issued by the state government on Monday, Stalin told Union Minister Piyush Goyal that till now the state has received 2 lakh 50 thousand vials of Remedisvir, which he said is less allocation of 7 thousand vials per day. Stalin said that the minimum requirement of Tamil Nadu is 20 thousand vials per day and this quantity will be useful to meet the requirements of both government and private hospitals.
Request to increase supply of Remedesivir
Chief Minister MK Stalin urged Goyal to increase the supply of medicine to meet the state’s demand. The Union Minister assured the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu that the Central Government will heed their request. The statement also said that an attempt is being made to buy sufficient stocks of Remadecivir for the treatment of patients with lung problems and antiviral medicines are being given to all the major government hospitals and needy people in Tamil Nadu.
Stalin held the first cabinet meeting
On Sunday, Stalin presided over his first cabinet meeting. In the meantime, he instructed his colleagues to monitor the sale of Remadecivir and ensure that it is not sold at high prices (black marketing). So far, 1.38 million corona patients have been reported in Tamil Nadu, while 15 thousand 648 deaths have occurred so far. On Sunday, 28 thousand 897 new cases were seen, while 236 people died of the disease.
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