YINCHUAN, March 27 (Xinhua) -- A batch of medical supplies donated by the government of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region was transported Friday from Yinchuan, the regional capital, to Qazvin in Iran to help with the local coronavirus fight.
The supplies include 1,000 N95 masks, 10,000 surgical masks, 30,000 ordinary face masks and 1,000 protective suits. This is the second batch of medical supplies that Ningxia has donated to its international friendship cities.
As of the end of Thursday, Iran reported 29,406 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 669 cases in Qazvin.
Ningxia and Qazvin signed an agreement on establishing relations of friendly exchanges in February 2012. The two places have seen frequent personnel exchanges and cooperated in areas of trade, education, agriculture and energy.