Switzerland sends coronavirus aid to Ukraine

Switzerland sends coronavirus aid to Ukraine

Switzerland has sent 19 trucks carrying humanitarian aid for eastern Ukraine.

“Another shipment of Swiss aid material has found its way to Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine, including equipment needed to combat the coronavirus pandemic. On board were medical supplies, including 46,000 Covid-19 testing units, protective suits, masks and contactless thermometers,” Swissinfo reports.

The trucks also brought 300 tons of aluminum sulphate and 15 electrolyte devices to purify water at the Voda Donbassa waterworks, which supplies around four million people.

As noted, the Swiss humanitarian aid convoy, the 12th such shipment of supplies to the region, cost CHF3.5 million ($3.8 million). It was accompanied by four members of Swiss Corps for Humanitarian Aid.


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