Coronavirus: 1.5 mn masks have arrived from China says Di Maio

Won’t stop till we get all necessary equipment says foreign minister

24 March 2020 BY http://www.ansa.it/

(ANSA) – Rome, March 24 – A flight from China has landed in Rome with 25 tonnes of health material including some 1.5 million face masks, 155 pulmonary ventilators, 205,000 latex gloves, 1,00 diagnostic kits and the same number of protective overalls, Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said Tuesday, saying “we won’t stop until all the necessary material arrives in Italy” for the coronavirus crisis.