Stock of 20, 000 COVID-19 test kits arrived from China

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  • The consignment is worth USD 130, 000 and to be donated to the Health Ministry in Sri Lanka

By Sheain Fernandopulle   

 Some 20, 064 COVID-19 test kits (PCR-Fluorescence Probing) donated by the Alibaba Foundation in collaboration with the Jack Ma Foundation arrived in Sri Lanka on a special flight last night from Shanghai, the Chinese Embassy said.   

  The embassy said the consignment was worth USD 130, 000 and they were to be donated to the Health Ministry in Sri Lanka.   

 It said the kits were produced by the DAAN Gene Co and met the requirements and standards stipulated by the Ministry of Health and Indigenous Medicine. 

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