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China donates additional medical supplies including 40,000 PCR test kits


By TRN Online, Kathmandu, May 12: China has donated additional medical supplies to Nepal including 40,000 PCR test kit.

The latest batch of China Aid Medical Materials to Nepal include 40,000 units of novel soronavirus (2019-nCoV) nucleic acid diagnostic kit, 10,000 pieces of disposable coverall, 10,000 pieces of medical goggle, 20,000 pieces of N95 face mask and 800,000 pieces of surgical mask, according to spokesperson of the Chinese embassy in Nepal.

The new batch of China Aid medical materials to Nepal had arrived in Kathmandu on May 9th and 10th.

Chinese ambassador to Nepal, Hou Yanqi, handed over the medical assistance to Minister of Health and Population, Bhanubhakta Dhakal, amidst a programme on Monday.

This concrete measure is among Chinese efforts to implement the consensus of the leaders of the two countries to support Nepal in fighting against COVID-19, said the spokesperson.

Previously, some provincial local governments of China, charity foundations, and enterprises had donated three batches of materials to Nepal, including test kits, PPEs and N95 Masks.

We are a community with a shared future, and COVID-19 is our common enemy. Only when all countries of the world work together can we finally overcome the pandemic. China is willing to continue providing assistance and support to Nepal and all other countries in need to fight against COVID-19 within its capacity. We sincerely wish Nepal early victory over the pandemic and return to normal life, the spokesperson of the Chinese embassy in Nepal said.


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