Medical and humanitarian assistance from the United States to a number of countries, including Ukraine, will begin to arrive next week, the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington said.
The United States provides Ukraine with over $ 1.2 million worth of medical and humanitarian assistance to counter the coronavirus pandemic. The embassy of Ukraine in the USA reported about it on Facebook on March 27.
“Help will be directed to preparing laboratory systems, identifying the disease, providing technical support in responding to and communicating the risks of the spread of COVID-19, etc.,” it was reported.
The US will begin to allocate money to selected foreign countries from April 3.
It is the States that occupy the first place in the world in the number of patients with coronavirus infection – almost 105 thousand. Congress allocated $ 2.2 trillion to support the US economy.
On March 27, Ukraine confirmed 310 cases of coronavirus. Seven people died with COVID-19. The Public Health Center of the Ministry of Health predicts that from 7 to 22 million Ukrainians will get a coronavirus infection.
An outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus infection began in December 2019 in China. March 11 World Health Organization announced the spread of coronavirus pandemic.