Placed orders for more than 1.5 crore PPEs: Health Ministry

Joint Secretary in Union Health Ministry Lav Agarwal on April 2 reacted on reports of Delhi's Hindu Rao Hospital doctors resigning over demand for personal protection equipment. He said that government has placed orders for more than 1.5 crore personal protective equipments (PPEs) and supply has started. "PPEs also been sent to the states, also placed orders for more than 1 Cr N95 masks," he added.