At the ceremony of receiving the sponsorship (Photo: VNA)

Specifically, T&T Group Joint Stock Company (T&T Group) and Saigon - Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SHB) sponsored 2 million COVID-19 rapid test kits (made in Switzerland under French standards, worth VND250 billion. Meanwhile, the Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank) donated 2 million antigenic rapid test kits made by the Republic of Korea, worth VND123 billion.

Ms. To Thi Bich Chau, Chairwoman of the Ho Chi Minh City Fatherland Front, acknowledged and highly appreciated the spirit of community by businesses toward the city, pledging to allocate the test kits as soon as possible.

From July 1 to September 21, Ho Chi Minh City received a large number of necessities, medical facilities and equipment with a total value of more than VND2.102 trillion from 177 units, organizations and individuals who are international friends, overseas Vietnamese, religious organizations, agencies, businesses and individuals nationwide.

Medical supplies and equipment, including many modern and advanced medical machines and equipment, have been an effective source of support and timely encouragement, helping the city overcome difficulties, especially joining hands with hospitals, medical facilities, doctors and nurses to do a good job of caring for and treating patients with COVID-19, as well as COVID-19 testing and controlling activities./.

Compiled by BTA