The Czech Republic Seizes 680,000 Masks And Thousands Of Respirators That Were Being Sent To Italy By China
Local authorities in the Czech Republic have reportedly seized a huge load of 680 thousand thousands of respirators which bound for Italy to help us aid curb the novel Coronavirus.
Reports revealed that investigation conducted by the Czech police on the theft of the medical materials that took place in Lovosice proved positive as reported by Repubblica.
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The Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Tomas Petricek, informed Ambassador Nisio that the Czech Republic will send 110 thousand masks from its own stocks to Italy as soon as possible, in numbers equal to those which should have reached their country and which instead have been stolen and seized by the Czech authorities.
Italy is currently struggling to survive under the devastating impact of the Coronavirus with the death toll rising from 793 to 4,285 as of 23rd of March, even worst than China.