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Coronavirus: First Consignment of Protective Gears Arrives from China

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.03.23.

An aircraft carrying 11 tonnes of protective gear arrived from Shanghai at Budapest’s international airport on Monday morning, the innovation and technology ministry said.

The consingment containing 30,050 pieces of protective suits and 82,000 face masks was ordered by the Hungarian government and will be distributed primarily among health-care workers serving in the frontline of figthing coronavirus.

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Further deliveries are expected later on, the ministry said.

Featured photo by Zsolt Szigetváry/MTI