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Tibet receives substantial donations in coronavirus prevention – Xinhua

LHASA, March 3 (Xinhua) – The Tibet Autonomous Region of southwestern China has received anti-epidemic funds and materials worth more than 223 million yuan (US $ 32 million) as of Sunday, said Tuesday the regional government.

Government employees, residents, retirees, public security officers, religious figures and social organizations across Tibet have been mobilized to donate money and materials for coronavirus control since the outbreak.

The regional anti-epidemic office collected 1.07 million masks, 11,000 protective suits, 210,000 disposable gloves, 17,000 liters of medical alcohol, 33,000 liters of disinfectant, 3,700 portable infrared thermometers and 2,300 glasses through the purchase and donation. of protection.

Meanwhile, the autonomous region has collected 3,826 tons of drinking water, 50 tons of yak meat and 60 tons of pork with a total value of 17.9 million yuan to help fight the Hubei epidemic, the center of the coronavirus epidemic.

Tibet has reported zero suspected or confirmed cases for more than 30 days, according to the regional health commission.

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