Chinese billionaire donated test kits and prevention materials to Ethiopia and Rwanda. They received the first batch of materials for the prevention of Coronavirus.
President Paul Kagame tweeted his gratitude to Jack Ma on behalf of Rwandans. This was after receiving the test kits and thanking the billionaire for “huge shot in the arm”. This is to prevent the virus from spreading on the continent.
Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who will oversee the distribution of the medical supplies to other African countries said he had received the test kits in a tweet on Sunday.
He added that the kits will be distributed throughout Africa starting Monday.
Chinese Billionaire Jack Ma
Ma announced a donation of a total of 1.1 million test kits, six million masks, and 60,000 protective suits and face shields. This is to help the continent in its fight against the virus.
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This is one of the shipments received by the continent in its fight against the virus all thanks to Ma for having a kind heart and donating.
Ma said in a statement.
The world cannot afford the unthinkable consequences of a COVID-19 pandemic in Africa.
Africa has so far recorded more than 1,100 cases of the coronavirus according to the World Health Organization by Sunday.
Ma also donated supplies for the United States, Italy, and other countries in Asia and Latin America.
He is doing his part to fight this pandemic. Now we must take initiative in ourselves on how we can help prevent the spread. One thing is to know about the virus and how it spreads.