Cuba uses Chinese medical aid

HAVANA: Cuba started to distribute medical supplies donated by China to help stem the spread of COVID-19 nationwide.
Some 500 infrared thermometers, 2,000 sets of protective clothing, goggles and shoe covers, 2,000 N95 face masks and 10,000 surgical masks donated by the Chinese government arrived in Cuba on Sunday night.
Also on Sunday, 10,000 protective suits and 100,000 face masks, donated by China’s Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co., reached the country.
Chinese Ambassador to Cuba Chen Xi said more donations from China are expected to arrive in the Caribbean nation.
“We will continue working together. We hope Cubans can successfully address COVID-19 with unity and discipline,” he said during a visit to the Cuban Ministry of Public Health’s warehouses on the outskirts of the capital. – Agencies