Italy is waiting for new aid from Russia

Russia will send to Italy a new batch of humanitarian cargo ventilators. It is reported by RIA “Novosti” with reference to the foreign Minister of Italy Luigi Di Maio.

Speaking before the Senate of the Italian Parliament, Di Maio said that since March 22, from Russia to Italy arrived five humanitarian flights with 330 thousand masks, a thousand protective suits, two machines for tests per thousand tests, 10 thousand rapid tests, 100 thousands of regular tests, laboratory tests, three sets of sanitation tools and surfaces, three stations sanitise large areas and numerous mechanical ventilation devices.

A new batch of the ventilator is expected in the coming weeks, the Minister said.

Di Maio also told the Senate that arrived in the country, medical specialists from the United States and China, and also received assistance from European countries, in particular, 10 thousand masks from Lithuania and thermometers from Latvia.

The Italian foreign Minister assured that the assistance received does not change “the view of the Alliance, to which Italy belongs historically and culturally”.

As reported by “the Rambler”, Italy along with Spain are the most affected by the coronavirus European countries. The number of infected in Italy exceeded 165 thousand people, killed more than 21.5 thousand patients.