OYOGist.com has learned that Jack Ma, the famous Chinese billionaire and also the founder of Alibaba Group, has announced the donation of more medical equipment to Africa in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chinese billionaire made the announcement on his verified Twitter handle.
“These include 4.6 million masks, 500,000 swabs and test kits, 300 ventilators, 200,000 clothing sets, 200,000 face shields, 2,000 thermal guns, 100 body temperature scanners and 500,000 pairs of gloves.”
The Chinese billionaire through his foundation, had earlier made his first set of donation to the 54 African countries; Ma donated 20,000 test kits, 100,000 masks and 1,000 medical use protective suits and face shields.
The billionaire also announced his second set of donation to the continent on April 6 which included 500 ventilators, 200 thousand suits and face shields, two thousand thermometers.
The billionaire is dedicated to ensuring that people in African countries stay healthy and free from the Coronavirus pandemic. Some other donations he made are one million swabs and extraction kits and 500,000 gloves.