Chandigarh, May 11
Haryana has received 1,440 injections of tocilizumab and 2,180 of remdesivir from the Centre as donations from pharma companies manufacturing these items.
Nearly 50,000 injections of tocilizumab have been received as donation from Roche Pharmaceuticals, a US-based multinational company, while Gilead Sciences, another US-based multinational firm, has donated over 78,000 injections of remdesivir, according to a letter by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. A senior doctor associated with the allocation of tocilizumab injections in the state said the injections were likely to reach Haryana by tomorrow. Among other states in the region, Punjab has got 1,390 injections of remdesivir and 910 injections of tocilizumab, Himachal Pradesh will get 610 injections of remdesivir and 400 of tocilizumab, Jammu and Kashmir 920 injections of remdesivir and 600 of tocilizumab and Chandigarh has got 160 injections of remdesivir and 100 of tocilizumab. — TNS