Watch: US aircraft departs from California with Covid relief supplies for India

PUBLISHED ON APR 29, 2021 09:51 PM IST
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  • The US has said that it will be delivering COVID-19 relief materials worth over USD 100 million to India in the coming days, as the first flight carrying urgent health supplies left for the country. The flight took off from the Travis Air Force Base on the world's largest military aircraft on Wednesday night, the US Agency for International Development said. The shipment includes 440 oxygen cylinders and regulators, generously donated by the state of California, USAID said. In addition, on this first flight, USAID is sending 960,000 Rapid Diagnostic Tests to identify infections early to help prevent the community spread of COVID-19, and 100,000 N95 masks to protect India's frontline healthcare heroes, it added. Watch the full video for more details.


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