Manila, April 2 (CNA) Two Taiwanese groups in the Philippines have donated urgently needed surgical face masks to the government and a hospital here to help in the fight against the COVID-19 coronavirus disease.
The Taiwanese Compatriot Association in the Philippines (TCAP) handed over 5,000 surgical face masks to the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday.
TCAP Supervisor Edison Lin (林坤城) said the group is committed to donating a total of 10,000 surgical masks to the Philippines but will do so in two batches due to supply issues.
Read more: Focus Taiwan
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