Aircraft with protective equipment for doctors arrives in Ukraine from China

Aircraft with protective equipment for doctors arrives in Ukraine from China

A cargo aircraft of SCAT Airlines landed at Boryspil International Airport (Kyiv) on March 29 delivering another batch of medical supplies from the Chinese city of Xiamen needed to combat the spread of coronavirus.

The aircraft delivered 300 thousand respirators, 35 thousand protective suits, 1.8 million medical masks and other means of protection, the press service of the head of state reported.

After the sanitary processing, the cargo will be delivered to the logistics warehouse and then transported to hospitals of all regions of Ukraine. The means of protection will also be provided for the needs of the National Police and military personnel.

In addition, 100 thousand PCR tests will arrive at night by another flight.

“We will have two additional planes starting from Tuesday. It will help pharmacies to quickly fill the market with available masks and other means of protection,” Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, Secretary of the Coordination Council on Combating the Spread of COVID-19 Kyrylo Tymoshenko said.

The second shipment from China was coordinated by the Office of the President and Ukrainian diplomats who were in constant contact with Chinese central and local authorities.

At night the plane flies to China for the next cargo.


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