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Apr 06, 2020

Coronavirus Update: More medical equipment arrived in Budapest over the weekend

Hungary has received some 4 million face masks, more than 400,000 protective suits, 100,000 protective goggles, 30,000 pairs of gloves and more than 6,000 protective visors.

Hungary received some 4 million face masks, more than 400,000 protective suits, 100,000 protective goggles, 30,000 pairs of gloves and more than 6,000 protective visors in consignments flown to Budapest from China on Saturday.

According to MTI, the planes also delivered 400,000 samples of a drug developed and tested in China which international researchers believe is a promising treatment option for COVID-19.

China has sent samples of the drug to just four countries. The protective gear received on Saturday would be enough for the treatment of 10,000 patients.

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