An innovative system developed by Israeli medical technology company helps patients identify coronavirus by exhalation within seconds
Bengaluru: Have you ever dreamt of getting to know your covid status in seconds?
Well, you might soon realise your dreams as Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Industries (RIL) has sought special permission to fly a team of experts from Israel to India to train and install a rapid Covid-19 identification solution it acquired from an Israeli start-up for $ 15 million.
Swarajya adds that Reliance had signed the deal in January with Breath of Health (BOH) to distribute the firm's swift Covid-19 breath testing system. The innovative system developed by Israeli medical technology company identifies coronavirus carriers and patients in the early stages of the disease by exhalation and the results will be available within seconds.
As per reports in The Economic Times, experts from Israel would train experts in India.
"The equipment has already reached India and its operationalization will help India in its fight against the pandemic," a company spokesperson was quoting as saying.
"The company staff will train Indian teams to use technology which is considered as a breakthrough in the field and may help the Indians to take control of the Indian variant outbreak", the Israeli company added.
RIL is at the forefront among private sector entities in providing Covid-19 relief.
The company ramped up production of Medical Grade Liquid Oxygen from near zero to 1000 MT per day in Jamnagar where RIL operates the world's largest crude oil refinery and supplying it to many states at free of charge. According to the company, 1000 MT of oxygen is meeting the needs of over one lakh people everyday, the website notes.
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Last Updated May 6, 2021, 5:57 PM IST