Covid-19: 100 US-made ventilators arrive in Dhaka


Dhaka, Oct 23: Some 100 ventilators made in America arrived in Bangladesh on Friday.

These brand-new, quality machines will save countless lives as we all work together to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic, said the USAID.

During his recent visit, US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E Biegun announced the delivery of 100 American-made manufactured ventilators highlighting Bangladesh-US cooperation in public health and combatting Covid-19.

Deputy Secretary Biegun delivered two gas analysers to Health Minister Zahid Maleque and State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak to expand Bangladesh’s capacity to certify and re-check the effectiveness of all ventilators in the country.