Minister of Health of Scotland: 10 million pieces of splashproof masks and other important medical protective equipment arrive from China
On April 19th, local time, the British Minister of Health of Scotland, Jenny Freeman, announced that a batch of important medical protective equipment arrived in Scotland from China on the 18th, including 10 million pieces of splash masks, as well as laboratories and hospital intensive care units Urgently needed personal protective equipment. She said that the Scottish government and major medical institutions are carrying out procurement day and night to ensure that medical and community workers are provided with medical protective equipment to avoid infection with the new coronary pneumonia virus. On the same day, Michael Gove, Secretary of the Office of the British Cabinet, said that 25 million sets of protective clothing would be shipped from China to the United Kingdom to alleviate the current shortage of medical protective equipment in the United Kingdom. The British Embassy in China revealed to this reporter that the government is cooperating with several major airlines to continuously transport the urgently needed medical supplies from China. Between April 2 and 15, a total of 12 million sets of medical protective equipment have arrived in the UK from China.