Today is a beautiful day for Africa as it has received a big boost with various medical items from Chinese Billionaire Jack Ma of Alibaba Empire.
He has donated 5.4 million face masks, kits for 1.08 million detection tests, 40,000 sets of protective clothing and 60,000 sets of protective face shields,” Ma’s foundation said in a statement. “The faster we move, the earlier we can help.”
It is said the supplies would be distributed across Africa, going first to countries that were particularly vulnerable to the pandemic.
So far, the continent of 1.3 billion people has registered only around 1,100 cases spread across 43 countries, with 39 deaths.
Malawi has received it’s share and the goods arrived earlier today.
This has come at the most convenient time when Malawi has not yet registered any case of Covid19.And,the government has promised to supersonic its efforts and support to all citizens through constant awareness of appropriate precautions that needs to be followed and adhere to restrictions in place as much as possible to prevent any infection or spread of the Coronavirus.
The medical equipment will be dispatched to all borders,airports and in all hospitals and community health centers.