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Apr 23, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Fresh deliveries of medical equipment arrive all week to Hungary

The foreign minister has revealed that a plane and two lorries have delivered a fresh batch of over three million face masks, two million gloves and 164 ventilators to Hungary.

The foreign minister has revealed that a plane and two lorries have delivered a fresh batch of over three million face masks, two million gloves and 164 ventilators to Hungary.

Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, told MTI that all shipments arrived from China, some via airports in neighboring countries.

The equipment will be distributed to hospitals, clinics and other healthcare institutions as part of efforts to prepare Hungary for long-term measures to handle the novel coronavirus epidemic. Deliveries will continue to flow in every day this week.

A call center set up for advice on the coronavirus can be reached on +36-80-277-455 and +36-80-277-456 or by email koronavirus@bm.gov.hu