The Generalitat begins the distribution of the medical equipment transferred in the plane that arrived this Monday from China

08 2020 April - 10: 07

The Generalitat has started early this Tuesday the distribution to hospitals and health centers of the Valencian Community of the material transferred in the plane that arrived at Manises airport from China on Monday.

Throughout the entire afternoon and night of this Monday, six high-tonnage trailers moved the material received. The six trucks made a total of 16 trips between the airport and the logistics center where all the medical equipment purchased by the Generalitat is being managed.

Once all the material was received, the distribution process began, both to the Health distribution points in the three provinces, for referral to hospitals, and to the residences for the elderly.

On the trip on Monday, 65 tons of medical equipment arrived, covering 635 cubic meters and including the following equipment: 506.800 surgical masks, 994.450 gloves, 216.860 personal protective equipment (PPE) and 60.000 eye protection goggles.

The Generalitat, which continues to work on new flights for the Silk Road Plan, has managed to date the arrival of the following material from four aircraft: 5,3 million masks. 1,2 million gloves, 231.000 PPE overalls and 70.000 protective glasses.

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