The fight against deadly coronavirus continues while China receives international help.

Recently a South African company donated a consignment of face masks to the Chinese Ambassador in South Africa to support China’s fight against the novel coronavirus.

The donated masks are set to be flown to the city of Wuhan, where medical practitioners are battling to halt the spread of the disease and new infections.

“The pandemic started in China, it’s most severe in China. In the rest of the world it’s still at beginning phases but the Chinese are they fighting this virus head-on. It’s not just a fight for China, it’s not just a fight for Asia, and we need to we need to make sure that this virus doesn’t make its way to Africa, and this is our way of helping,” said Jordean Eksteen, Co-Founder, U-Mask

Ambassador Lin Songtian commends the support from U-mask and also sends China’s gratitude for the masks donation, saying a unified fight against the virus would yield success.

“We would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere and heartfelt thanks to the South African government and people. You see this kind is not only the very simplicity of the donation, but the significance and the importance of this kind of gesture goes far beyond itself. So, our solidarity, to work together to fight against this global challenges to us. So is we are very encouraged, we are very in touched,” Ambassador Lin said.

U-mask is an approved single use filtering face mask manufactured for the South African Mining industry by South Africans. The face mask is reliable, comfortable and suitable for all.