Russia and China have sent medical supplies, including equipment to the United States to help it to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, US President Donald Trump announced.
“China sent us some stuff, which was terrific. Russia sent us a very, very large planeload of things, medical equipment, which was very nice“, Trump said during a daily White House briefing on March 31.
The President did not provide details on the supplies received from China and Russia.
During the briefing, Trump also added that restrictions to contain the outbreak in the US could be toughened, However, Trump said he was not planning to impose a nationwide quarantine.
As of March 31, the United States has the largest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases around the globe – 162,345. 3,122 of the infected people died. 539 of these deaths happend during the past 24 hours.
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