Cambodia today donated medical supplies and equipment, as well as, financial aid to neighbouring Vietnam, to help the country fight COVID-19, a health official said.

Health Ministry secretary of state, Yok Sambath, who brought the donations to Vietnam, via a special flight, said, the donations included one million face masks, 100,000 N95 masks, 100 automatic oxygen concentrators, and 350,000 U.S. dollars.

“The donations are to assist Vietnam to prevent the spread of COVID-19, especially a severe community outbreak in Ho Chi Minh City,” she told reporters, at the Phnom Penh international airport, before departure.

“The donations are a humanitarian gesture and represent our spirit of friendship and solidarity in the fight against COVID-19,” she added.

Vietnam reported 5,926 new cases yesterday, including 4,692 in Ho Chi Minh City, pushing the national total caseload to 53,830, with 254 deaths, according to its health ministry.–

Source: NAM News Network

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