Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday directed Nagpur District Collector Ravindra Thackeray to distribute Remdesivir injections received through Mylan India and Sun Pharma to other districts of Vidarbha in Maharashtra, reports ANI.
Gadhkari’s office informed that the minister has directed to distribute Remdesivir injections received through Mylan India and Sun Pharma to other districts of Vidarbha as well.
ANI further reports that all domestic manufacturers of Remdesivir have been advised to display on their website, details of their stocklists/distributors to facilitate access to the drug. The drug inspectors and other officers have been directed to verify stocks and check their malpractices and also take other effective actions to curb hoarding and black marketing. The State Health Secretaries will review this with the Drug Inspectors of their respective State/UTs.
India reported over 1.60 lakh new COVID-19 cases and 904 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Health Ministry.