New Delhi: India cleared the first list of 13 countries for hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) which includes USA, Spain, Germany, Bahrain, Brazil, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Maldives and Bangladesh, says reports.
According to sources, India sanctioned 35.82 lakh tablets for USA. India has also sent nine MT of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) to the US in line with its request.
Brazil and Canada will receive 50 lakh of hydroxycholoroquine in the second consignment.
Meanwhile, Bangladesh will get 20 lakh tablets, Nepal 10 lakh, Bhutan 2 lakh, Sri Lanka 10 lakh, Afghanistan 5 lakh and Maldives 2 lakh.
Germany will also be given 50 lakh tablets of HCQ in the second consignment and in the first consignment it will receive 1.5 MT API.
As per sources, India will be sending a total of 14 million tablets and 13.5 MT API.