Covid-19: Chinese Embassy and Chinese community in Ghana donates to Ridge Hospital

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The Chinese Embassy in Ghana together with the Chinese community have donated to the Greater Accra Regional Hospital, to complement government effort at dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic.

Ghana’s case count stands at 12, 193 with 58 deaths and over four thousand recoveries.

The donation led by the Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Shi Ting Wang included 15 respirators, 20,000 medical masks, 1600 N95 masks, 120
protective suits, 60 face shields, and 100 medical goggles.

The Chinese community is hopeful the supplies will help Ghana win the battle against the virus.

‘China adopted extensive, stringent, and thorough containment measures, and has for now succeeded in turning the situation around, There are only a few home-grown confirmed cases in China right now and this decisive victory was secured but we are still vigilant and extremely cautious, Mr. Shin Ting Wang indicated.

According to him China believes that all countries should make the choice that is right for the interests of all humanity and the wellbeing of the future

On support for developing countries to fight the pandemic, the Chinese Ambassador said In addition to the medical supplies sent to over 50 African countries and the AU, China will offer more assistance to African countries, and continue to do it’s best for the world at large.

’ China is the first country to send medical supplies by chartered flight to Ghana.In the past few months, batches after batches of medical donations have been sent to Ghana in different ways, including Chinese government assistance’, he added.

Receiving the items, the Deputy Health Minister Dr. Bernard Oko-Boye thanked the Chinese Embassy and the Chinese community in Ghana for the gesture. He said government is constantly monitoring the situation and will take measures that will help the country overcome the pandemic.

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