Covid-19 in Ukraine: Another batch of tests, masks, lung ventilators arrived from China

Source : 112 Ukraine

The aircraft landed in Boryspil airport
21:13, 31 March 2020

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A cargo plane arrived in Ukraine from China. It carried 100,000 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests for coronavirus, 40,000 glasses of multiple-use, medical masks and the facilities for lung ventilators. The press service of the Presidential Office reported that on March 31.

After the completion of all sanitary and customs procedures, the cargo will be sent to hospitals and labs in all regions of Ukraine.

Protection devices will be handed over to the military and workers of the State Border Guard. The masks will be handed over to pharmacies, in order to satisfy the demand of the locals.

The office of the President of Ukraine was behind the transportation of medical cargo.

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100,000 PCR tests were brought to Ukraine from South Korea on March 30.

As of today, March 31, 549 cases of Covid-19 infection are observed in Ukraine. 13 people deceased, and another eight recovered.

Related: First Covid-19 death reported in Belarus

On March 30, 10,000 people crossed the border at the Ukrainian checkpoints, as the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine reported.

“During the past 24 hours, the employees of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine held 10,000 passage operations. Almost half of them, about 4,800 are the pass of the citizens of Ukraine from abroad,” the message said.

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