RASUWA, April 1: The Xilong County of China has donated various 15 types of medical appliances to neighboring Rasuwa district in its fight against the COVID-19.
Medical appliances such as N98 mask, personal protection equipment (PPE), disposable gown, eye protection goggles, infrared thermometer, sanitizers, and surgical gloves among others were contributed, according to Chief District Officer of Rasuwa, Arjun Bhandari.
A total of 100 sets of PPE, 100 pieces of disposable gown, 100 sets of protective goggles, 200 sets of disposable head cover, 400 N 98 masks were received as a donation.
The donated items also include 1000 sets of disposable masks, 80 sanitizers, 14 infrared thermometer, 800 pieces of surgical gloves and 50 bottles of skin alcohol spray. Apart from these, the disinfectant liquid was also provided to Rasuwa.
The medical supplies were brought to Nepal from Xilong County via Rasuwagadhi’s Miteri Pul (Friendship Bridge) that links Nepal with China, added Assistant Chief District Officer, Rasuwa, Sapana Kumari Bhattarai.
The medical supplies received from China used to be used in isolation wards and quarantine set up for COVID-19 patients in the district.
Meanwhile, members of the House of Representatives from Rasuwa, Mohan Acharya has personally made in-kind donations to the District Disaster Management Committee.
He provided 35 sets of PPE, 5000 disposable masks, 350 surgical gloves and 14 bottles of sanitizers, according to the District Administration Office, Rasuwa.