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Coronavirus: 3 Million Face Masks, 86 Ventilators, Tests Arrive from China

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.03.24.

A consignment of protective gear in connection with novel coronavirus has arrived from China, the prime minister said on Facebook on Tuesday.

The delivery contains 3 million face masks, 100,000 tests and 86 ventilators, Viktor Orbán said.

Consignments from China are being delivered to Hungary regularly, with around ten plane loads expected altogether in the upcoming period.

On Monday, an aircraft carrying 11 tonnes of protective gear arrived from Shanghai at Budapest’s international airport, and Budapest’s State Health Centre (ÁEEK) also received 20,000 face masks in a donation financed by the China Construction Bank.

In the featured photo: PM Orbán and Innovation Minister László Palkovics. Photo by Tamás Kovács/MTI