Indonesia: Vale distributed 9,120 rapid test kits to support Kolaka Government for handling COVID-19

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5/9/2020

Indonesia: Vale distributed 9,120 rapid test kits to support Kolaka Government for handling COVID-19

PT Vale Indonesia Tbk (PT Vale) is providing support to Kolaka Regency administration of , Southeast Sulawesi Province, in form of 9,120 rapid test kits and medical devices for handling COVID-19 in the region.

The hand over was carried out by PT Vale’s Director of Support and Site Services Agus Superiadi to Head of Health Service Office of Kolaka Regency Harun Masirri, which took place at PT Vale’s External Relations Office of Sorowako on May 9, 2020.

In addition to the rapid test kits, PT Vale also provided medical equipments, consisting of 1,000 surgical masks, 1,200 anti-hazardous material clothes, 10,000 units of alcohol swabs and 10,000 units of blood lancet.

“This support is a form of PT Vale's commitment and support to Kolaka administration’s efforts in handling and preventing the spread of Corona virus. We will work hand in hand with the government so that this pandemic can be quickly resolved and ended,” said Agus Superiadi.

During this Corona outbreak, PT Vale has provided support and donations in form of medical devices and health equipments to the Kolaka Regency administration in 2 phases.First phase was on April 21, 2020, PT Vale provided one ambulance unit for 6 months operational period, 800 units of anti-hazardous clothes and 10 units of thermo guns.

In second phase, on April 29, 2020, PT Vale handed over 880 rapid test kits, 1.000 N95 masks, 2.000 surgical masks, 200 face shields, 100 googles, and 30 pairs of rubberbots to Kolaka regency.

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Indonesia: Vale distributed 9,120 rapid test kits to support Kolaka Government for handling COVID-19