States, UTs allotted Remdesivir until May 23 to ensure 'adequate availability.'
With the rising demand of Remdesivir all over the country in the rapid spreading of COVID19, union minister Sadananda Gowda shared a document on Twitter detailing the allocation of the drug to various states and union territories from March 23 to May 23.
He also said that the production and the allocation had been increased.
Remdesivir, a drug that has been used vividly to treat the covid positive patients. The demand increased with the second wave, and some states and UTs are running out of supply.
Gowda tweeted on the high demand for the drug, "Considering the requirement of Remdesivir in various states & UTs and to ensure its adequate availability substantial increase has been made in overall production and allocation,"
In a subsequent tweet, he said, "The allotment is made for the States/UTs, and it is the State Governments and UTs that have to monitor and manage proper distribution within the State/ UT, covering both government as well as private hospitals."
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