COVID-19: Mexico receives first ventilators from China

The shipment also contains other medical supplies that will be distributed among hospitals in Mexico

COVID-19: Mexico receives first ventilators from China
This is the tenth of 20 shipments with medical supplies from China - Photo: Valente Rosas/EL UNIVERSAL
English 13/05/2020 12:46 Newsroom Mexico City Actualizada 14:14

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The first 48 ventilators for patients with COVID-19 bought from China arrived last night in Mexico City on the tenth shipment of medical supplies from Shanghai.

Mexico's Foreign Affairs Ministry informed that the Mexico-Shanghai airbridge flight also brought 13,800 goggles, 40,000 kits for sample transportation, 499,800 face shields, and 200,000 masks that will be distributed among hospitals in Mexico.

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Foreign Affairs Minister Marcelo Ebrard Casaubón and China’s ambassador in Mexico Zhu Qingqiao, as well as the deputy secretary of Multilateral Affairs from the SRE Martha Delgado Peralta, received the shipment at the former Presidential Hangar in Mexico City’s International Airport.

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Grupo Mexico bought the ventilators from China; they will be donated to treat patients with serious COVID-19 cases.

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