Sri Lanka Government received the essential medical equipment over Rs. 50 million from the Chinese Government, in order to strengthen Sri Lankan Government’s effort to control COVID-19, a Health Ministry spokesman said.
As per the spokesman, the Acting Chinese Ambassador Hu Wei handed over the shipment to Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi at the Health Ministry premises.
It was provided Rs. 6.33 million worth 50,000 masks by the China Sinopharm International Corporation and 1000 PCR Test Kit (N-acid Diagnostic PCR Test kits). anti-dust masks were provided Rs. 25.66 million worth 100,000 by the Alibaba Company, he said. Nebulizer , Fotitude Kit 2.0, Pulse Oximeter, Infrared Thermometers, Infusion Pumps, Syringe Pump, Suction Apparatus, ECG Machine, X-ray Portable, Defibrillator, Autoclave Table Top, High Flow Oxygen therapy and ICU Ventilator are among the essential medical equipment provided from China, he added.