Cuba received a new shipment of health supplies donated by the Chinese government to support it in its efforts to face the COVID-19 pandemic, as confirmed by the Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Rodrigo Malmierca through his account in Twitter
“Twenty-four tons of medical supplies arriving in Havana for immediate distribution by the Ministry of Public Health to hospitals and other health centers,” said the Cuban Minister, who also thanked Chinese solidarity.
New flight with donation of #China to support combat #COVID19 is on the way. 24 tons of medical supplies arriving at #LaHabana to distribute immediately by @MINSAPCuba to hospitals and other health centers. We appreciate Chinese solidarity. #NoMasBloqueo #CubNoEstaSola pic.twitter.com/NjUvlZWbGe
– Rodrigo Malmierca Díaz (@R_Malmierca) September 14, 2021
In an interview with Prensa Latina, the island’s ambassador in Beijing Carlos Miguel Pereira explained that the donation includes more than one million products such as gloves, masks, X-ray film, the drug piperacillin, and goggles and protective screens.
For its part, the Asian Giant’s embassy in Havana assured that this is how they ratify “China’s commitment to building a human health community and its firm support for Cuba in its fight against the epidemic.”
With this shipment, there are four batches of aid that Beijing contributes to the Antillean nation in less than three months, after the 30 lung ventilators sent at the end of last July, plus the 150 oxygen concentrators and other supplies donated in August, recalls PL .