Indonesia: Vale distributes 30,000 rapid test kits to assist the South Sulawesi Administration in handling COVID-19

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5/7/2020

Indonesia: Vale distributes 30,000 rapid test kits to assist the South Sulawesi Administration in handling COVID-19

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PT Vale Indonesia Tbk (PT Vale) provides a COVID-19 donation to the South Sulawesi Provincial Administration. The donation is in the form of 30,000 rapid test kits, besides several medical devices to be used for Corona handling.

The donation was handed over by PT Vale’s Director of Supply Chain Management Muhammad Asril to the Governor of South Sulawesi Nurdin Abdullah at the Governor's Office of South Sulawesi, Makassar on May 5, 2020.

In addition to the rapid test kits, PT Vale provides medical equipment consisting of 9,100 surgical masks, 3,000 N95 masks, 10,880 medical rubber gloves, 500 units of face shields, 5,000 anti-hazmat coveralls, 30,000 units of alcohol swabs and 30,000 units of blood lancet.

"This contribution is an implementation of our commitment to support the government in handling COVID-19 and breaking the chain of the Corona virus spread. PT Vale will continue to coordinate and work hand in hand with the government so that this pandemic can be handled and will soon end," said Muhammad Asril.

Previously, PT Vale also distributed aids in the form of COVID-19 medical devices and an ambulance unit to the Task Force for the Acceleration of COVID-19 handling of South Sulawesi Province and for the Wahidin Sudirohusodo Hospital of Makassar as a referral hospital for COVID-19 treatment in South Sulawesi.

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Indonesia: Vale distributes 30,000 rapid test kits to assist the South Sulawesi Administration in handling COVID-19