BANGKOK– China has sent medical equipment and relief aid to Thailand to bolster the country’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Yang Xin, Chargé d’affairs of the Chinese Embassy to Thailand, handed over the shipment delivered by a Chinese military aircraft to Deputy Defense Minister of Thailand General Chaichan Changmongkol at an airbase in Bangkok on Tuesday.
The 30-million-bath worth of supplies included, among others, ventilators, infrared temperature monitors, PCR-19 kits, medical masks and protective suits, according to spokesman of the Defence Ministry Lt General Kongcheep Tantrawanich.
He said the supplies would be used for COVID-19 treatments as well as to improve safety of medical personnel in Thailand. (TNA)