Ukrainian cargo aircraft IL-76 landed in Boryspil international airport on early Monday. The plane arrived from Guangzhou, China, carrying 250,000 tests for Covid-19, the coronavirus. The press service of the Office of the President of Ukraine reported that on March 23.
There were two kinds of tests aboard: the PCR tests, and the express diagnostics tests. There were also medical masks, sanitizers, lung ventilators and other devices to combat the spread of the disease. Express tests and masks are supoosed to cover the needs of medics, military employees, police workers, members of the State Border Guard and others; they will also be used by urgent medical aid teams who check people with increaed body temperature for coronavirus.
PCR tests will be passed to laboratories in every region of Ukraine on Monday.
Previously, Deputy Head of the Presidential Office Kyrylo Tymoshenko reported that Ukrainian aircraft will be delivering the tests and other devices from China in two stages.