COVID-19: Jack Ma donates 500,000 test kits, 300 ventilators to Nigeria, other African countries

Chinese Billionaire, Jack Ma has donated 500,000 coronavirus test kits and 300 ventilators donated to Nigeria and fifty-three other African countries would receive.

He made the announcement on Twitter saying the by Ali Baba Foundation made the donation to African Union Member States to fight the pandemic in Africa.

Also, 4.6m masks, 200,000 clothing sets, 200,000 face shields, 2,000 thermal guns, 100 body temperature scanners and 500,000 pairs of gloves were also donated.

South Africa had conducted 114,711 COVID-19 tests, Ghana 60,916 tests, Egypt 55,000 tests, Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa, had only conducted 7,153 tests.

The Founder of Ali Baba Group, Jack Ma, took to Twitter on Monday, to announced the donation.

Africa has recorded over 20,000 coronavirus cases and over 1000 attendant deaths.

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