China dispatches 6.5 lakh medical kits to India to fight coronavirus pandemic

China on Thursday dispatched 6,50,000 coronavirus medical kits to India to help fight the coronavirus pandemic, according to Indian Ambassador to Beijing Vikram Misri.

“#IndiaFightsCoronavirus A total of 650,000 kits, including Rapid Antibody Tests and RNA Extraction Kits have been despatched early today from Guangzhou Airport to #India,” Misri tweeted.

Misri had earlier said, “In the mid to long-term, both countries, as large repositories of scientific and technological manpower, have enormous scope to find avenues for mutually beneficial cooperation on the R&D aspects of dealing with COVID-19, including finding a vaccine.”

India has extended its lockdown till May 3 to fight the coronavirus. So far, the country has reported 12389 COVID-19 cases with 414 deaths.