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A plane with 90 tons of UN medical aid arrived in Venezuela in assistance to combat the novel coronavirus in the country.

The shipment arrived on Wednesday and includes 28,000 personal protective equipment for front-line healthcare workers, oxygen concentrators, pediatric beds, products for water quality control and hygiene kits among others, according to the UN News website.

“These supplies for children, women and families will initially support 14 hospitals designated for the COVID-19 response, as well as 50 outpatient clinics and child development centers,” said Herve Ludovic de Lys, UNICEF representative in Venezuela.

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro also confirmed

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