A plane with oxygen concentrators for COVID-19 patients has departed from Kyiv for Delhi, India.
This was reported by Ukraine's State Emergency Situations Service (SESS) on Facebook on May 30.
SESS employees are accompanying the humanitarian cargo, it said.
"Under Cabinet resolution No. 467-r dated May 19, 2021, to combat the serious consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, a first flight is delivering 184 oxygen concentrators to the affected population of India," it said.
Another 216 oxygen concentrators are to be delivered by a second flight.
Humanitarian aid to India
- On May 7, 2021, President Volodymyr Zelensky signed a decree on humanitarian aid to the Republic of India over the difficult COVID-19 epidemic situation.
- The COVID-19 situation escalated in India in April 2021. Several countries have already sent humanitarian aid to that country.