Second plane with medical supplies from China arrived in Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

All cargo will be delivered to the country's regions in the afternoon
12:05, 29 March 2020

Kyrylo Tymoshenko Facebook

The second plane with protective equipment for doctors, police, and military arrived at the Boryspil airport. Deputy Chairman of the President’s Office Kyrylo Tymoshenko wrote this on his Facebook page.

According to him, there are 300 thousand respirators, 35 thousand protective suits, 1.8 million ordinary medical masks and other protective equipment onboard.

“Now this cargo goes to the logistics warehouse and leaves for every region of Ukraine afternoon. The plane takes off at night and goes to China for the next cargo batch,” Tymoshenko wrote.

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He also noted that starting from Tuesday, there will be two additional aircraft, which ‘will help pharmacy chains quickly fill the market with cheap masks and other means of protection.’

As we reported earlier, as of 10:00 on March 29, a total of 418 laboratory-confirmed cases of coronavirus disease were recorded in Ukraine. 109 new cases were recorded per day.

Of these, nine proved fatal, and five patients recovered (four adults and one child).

Related: Threat of coronavirus forced refugees to leave border between Turkey and Greece

US President Donald Trump said there is no need to impose quarantine in New York state and neighboring areas.

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