Coronavirus latest updates, India to send medical supplies to China. China has said that it needs medical masks, suits, and gloves for the medical staff attending the patients infected. There is a scarcity of masks in China in view of the increase in demand worldwide. Hubei and its capital Wuhan are the epicentres of the Coronavirus outbreak. Most of the fatalities in China reported from this province.
India has said that it will send a consignment of medical supplies on a relief flight to Wuhan. The Indian Embassy in China said that India will do this to support China in combating the deadly Coronavirus outbreak in the country.
A tweet by the embassy read,” GoI will send a consignment of medical supplies on a relief flight to Wuhan later this week to support China to fight the COVID-19 epidemic. On its return, the flight will have limited capacity to take on board Indians wishing to return to India from Wuhan/Hubei.”
Coronavirus latest updates and condition in India and China
The National Health Commission reported that 2048 new cases of the virus is registered. This raised the total number of COVID-19 cases to 70548, reported the state-run Xinhua news.
China has said that it needs medical masks, suits, and gloves for the medical staff attending the patients infected. The demand for masks nationwide in the last three weeks has led to scarcity.
Most of the fatalities are being reported from the Wuhan province.