Pak receives PPEs, PCR testing kits from China

By Staff Reporter
Sunday – April 26, 2020
RAWALPINDI: The second sortie of medical emergency relief items from People’s Republic of China (PRC) reached Pakistan, Saturday, medical relief items against COVID-19 (coronavirus) include polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing kits, surgical masks, protective cover-all suits, N95 masks and ventilators.

According to an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement, it is pertinent to mention that a Chinese medical team headed by major general Huang Qingzhen arrived Pakistan, Friday.

The Chinese medical team comprising specialists including disease control, pulmonologists, intensive care units (ICU), infectious disease and control, testing and nursing experts will stay in Pakistan for two months, to provide their expertise/guidance to doctors and paramedics for COVID-19 treatment at various hospitals across the country.