Policy makers, administration on the ground and caregivers at hospitals have come under huge criticism for not being able to prepare for the looming threat in earnest.
The Delhi International Airport Limited said that the imported medical kits were distributed all across the country.
Rajiv Ranjan Prasad, spokesman of the JD(U), denied having any authentic knowledge about the episode and denied to give out any comment on it.
In the feedback presented, the doctors of the two hospitals said a test run had revealed a variation in FiO2 — the concentration of oxygen that is taken — to be more than 10 per cent.
The 61-year old legislator was having severe acute respiratory distress and his COVID PCR test was positive at the time of admission, a senior hospital official said.
The ventilator parts printed by HP India 3D include inhale and exhale connectors, valve holders, oxygen nozzles and solenoid mounts.
The ‘Fitbit Flow' ventilators are designed to be used only when a traditional commercial ventilator is not available.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the app will fill the information gap that exists regarding the availability of facilities for Covid-19 patients.
The emergency production of hospital ventilators, used for serious COVID-19 cases, is one of US President Donald Trump's chief talking points.
Although experts are still trying to understand how COVID-19 attacks lungs, air sacs in many patients become inflamed and fill with fluid, hampering the body’s ability to take in oxygen and remove carbon dioxide.
In recent weeks, Trump has been recounting other countries' calls for help. He said he'd offered Russia's Vladimir Putin ventilators during a call on Thursday.
In April, the company announced a partnership with AgVa Healthcare, an existing approved manufacturer of ventilators.
The deliveries are part of a contract awarded to GM by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for 30,000 ventilators by the end of August.
The UK government has given regulatory approval to Airbus, Ford, and McLaren to make ventilators that are crucial for the care of people suffering from COVID-19.
Medtronic's ventilator technology has been around for over a decade, and is portable and lightweight, hence making it ideal for use in various situations.
The automated bag valve mask ventilation unit can be built for less than $300 worth of parts and help patients undergoing treatment for Coronavirus.
While regular India-made ventilator costs around Rs six lakh, the ones developed by the Hyderabad-based engineers can be made available for Rs 4,000.
The Wisconsin plant owned by Foxconn, also known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., will be used to manufacture ventilators.
The leading carmaker also announced a Rs 2 crore grant towards procuring gloves, masks, medicines, ventilators, and beds in view of the coronavirus pandemic.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo had said last week that the state had about 5,000 to 6,000 ventilators but it might need 30,000 of them.