Ventilators by Mahindra and Maruti to help patients fight Corona (COVID19)
Low cost ventilators are being designed by Mahindra and Maruti. When it comes to economical engineering solutions, India is the place where it can actually happen. The entire country is obsessed with economical solutions so why not ventilators that will be in demand in large numbers due to growing number of corona virus infected people.
We need a lot of ventilators and fast
As of this moment, i.e. 00.41 hrs of 2 April 2020, Ministry of health Corona Virus dashboard shows 1649 active cases, out of which 184 cases have concluded. Out of these 149, 141 have been cured, while 43 have died. So with a high mortality rate of a little over 22% as of this moment, the need for specialized medical equipment is even more crucial.
And with so many hotspots being identified, number of infected will rise quite substantially and companies which are pitching in for fabricating low cost ventilators will be the heroes of the day.