Vietnamese community in Czech donate VND 250 million worth of medical supplies
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The Vietnamese Youth and Student Association collaborated with Vietnamese businesses and donors in the Central European country raised and purchased medical supplies worth over VND250 million (USD 10, 799), including 40,000 face masks, 10,000 pairs of gloves, 137 specialised clothes for doctors, 1,000 packs of disinfectant towels, 30 thermometers and 25 bottles of solutions.
The first batch of relief aid is being sent to Vietnam to support the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak in Vinh Phuc’s Binh Xuyen district.
It is expected that the next shipments from the Czech Republic will be delivered to Vinh Phuc province early next week.
Residents in Vinh Phuc and in Son Loi commune, Binh Xuyen district in particular are greatly impacted by the epidemic.
Among 16 COVID-19 cases confirmed so far in Vietnam, 11 hail from Vinh Phuc. So far, 15 patients have been discharged from hospital. Besides, no new cases have been reported in Vinh Phuc and the country since February 13./.