NCDC receives shipment of medical protective equipment

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NCDC receives shipment of medical protective equipment

April 22, 2020 - 12:12
Written by: RabiaGolden

The Ministry of Health has delivered to the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), a shipment of medical personal protective equipment, used by the Monitoring and Rapid Response Teams at the NCDC.

The Minister of Health stated that some of the equipment is to be used for taking nasal swab samples in suspected cases of the ominous Coronairus, particularly for those who have been in contact with, or in close proximity to, confirmed cases of the virus.

The shipment comprises of, Nasal Swab testing kits, 1000 pieces of personal protective complete body suits, 1000 pieces of face protection, 1000 pieces of protective goggles and 800 pieces of face masks, type N95, a specialized mask for use by first responders.