Jack Ma sending 1.8m masks and aid to Asia including Bangladesh

Published : 21 Mar 2020, 16:41

Jagoroniya Desk

China billionaire businessman Jack Ma has announced to donate coronavirus testing kits and emergency supplies to Bangladesh and some other countries to fight the novel coronavirus.

In a tweet today, Jack Ma said, "Go Asia! We will donate emergency supplies (1.8M masks, 210K test kits, 36K protective suits, plus ventilators & thermometers) to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan & Sri Lanka. Delivering fast is not easy, but we'll get it done!"

Bangladesh confirmed the second death from coronavirus today and four new cases on Saturday.

The virus, that is believed to have started spreading from China, already claimed 11,402 lives across the world and 275,469 people are globally infected with the deadly virus.


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