800 Remdesivir injections stolen from Bhopal’s Hamidia Hospital, case registered

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Published: April 18,2021 09:48 AM
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Around 800 Remdesivir injections were allegedly stolen from Hamidia Hospital in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal, a case has been registered by the police.

April 18, 2021: Around 800 Remdesivir injections were allegedly stolen from Hamidia Hospital in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal, a case has been registered by the police.



“17 boxes of Remdesivir have been stolen. Each box contains 48 injections and only a few of the boxes were opened,” said Assistant Superintendent of Police Ramsnehi Mishra on Saturday.



A case has been registered in the matter. Further investigation is underway.



Remdesivir is considered a key anti-viral drug in the fight against COVID-19. Several states across the country have asked for more supplies amid the record surge in COVID-19 infections.



Madhya Pradesh recorded 63,889 active cases in the last 24 hours on Sunday, as per the Union Health Ministry. (ANI)