Chinese Tycoon donates facemasks to Kenya to help combat the coronavirus

Chinese Tycoon Jack Ma has donated 100000 facemasks and 20000 corona test kits and protective suits as part of a donation of personal protective equipment to help in the fight against coronavirus.

On Tuesday, the Ministry of Health confirmed the arrival of the consignment through a post on its twitter handle.

Acting Director-General for Public Health Patrick Amoth who was among officials who received the supplies said the donation will go a long way in helping prevent the spread of the virus.

Ma made the donation of medical equipment to all the African countries to assist in the fight against COVID-19, which has claimed over 16,000 lives.