A batch of medical supplies, part of which donated by the Bank of China, has arrived in Budapest from China Saturday, said a press statement by the bank’s Hungarian branch on Sunday.
The medical supplies include 80,000 surgical masks donated independently by the bank to the Hungarian government, said the statement.
It added that the masks will be delivered immediately to Hungary’s relevant department.
The other medical products in the same shipment are 15,000 KN95 masks, 41,000 surgical masks, and 300 protective suits — jointly donated by the bank and China’s Fudan University, said the statement.
Xu Haifeng, CEO of the Bank of China Limited Hungarian Branch, was quoted as saying that the bank firmly supports the Hungarian government’s efforts to combat and overcome the pandemic.
According to official figures, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Hungary stood at 733 on Sunday, with 66 reported recoveries and 34 fatalities.