Staff members distribute anti-epidemic proprietary Chinese medicines supplied by the central government to residents subject to compulsory testing in the "restricted area" at Tin Lok House and Tin Fai House of Shun Tin Estate in Kwun Tong, Hong Kong, March 10, 2022. (PHOTO / HKSAR GOVERNMENT)
HONG KONG – Most of the anti-epidemic medical supplies from the mainland have arrived in Hong Kong and have been distributed to frontline personnel and citizens in need, an official said.
A spokesperson for the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government said Friday that over 30 types of medical supplies of testing, personal protection, disinfection, medication, and equipment were procured with the coordination of the central government.
The HKSAR government thanked the central government for donating 600,000 boxes of anti-epidemic proprietary Chinese medicines
The supplies include 260 million rapid antigen test kits, over 450 million N95/KN95/surgical/medical masks, around 200 million sets of personal protective equipment, and 1.6 million pulse oximeters.
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The HKSAR government thanked the central government for donating 600,000 boxes of anti-epidemic proprietary Chinese medicines.
All supplies have been distributed through the Food and Health Bureau to residents subject to "restriction-testing declarations," and through the Hospital Authority to confirmed patients in isolation facilities and those receiving treatment at 18 Chinese medicine clinics.
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