N’DJAMENA, May 15 (Xinhua) — The Chinese Embassy in Chad on Thursday handed over to the Chadian government medical supplies donated by the Chinese government to fight COVID-19.
The donation included 2,000 N95 medical masks, 10,000 surgical masks, 2,000 medical protective suits, 500 infrared thermometers, 2,000 medical protective glasses, 10,000 medical gloves and 10,000 medical shoe covers, the Chinese Embassy said on social media.
Chadian Minister of Public Health Mahmoud Youssouf Khayal thanked the government and people of China for the donation which came at a time when Chad is fighting the coronavirus with limited resources.
“Cooperation between China and Chad in health matters… supports our country’s actions in the fight against the pandemic,” the minister told Xinhua.
On Wednesday, the Chinese community in Chad also donated medical supplies to the Chadian government, the Chinese Embassy said.
Chad has so far reported 399 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 83 recoveries and 46 deaths. Enditem