NBI receives donations of protective medical gears from China gov’t

By Jeffrey Damicog

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has received 10,000 disposable face masks and other protective gear which have been donated by the Chinese government.


NBI Officer-In-Charge Eric Distor received the donated supplies on Tuesday, June 9, during a turn over activity participated by Chinese Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Tan Qingsheng.

“This is the second time that P.R.O.C. (People’s Republic of China) has donated medical supplies to the NBI since the lockdown in March 2020 for the NBI doctors, nurses, agents, and investigators,” the NBI said in a statement.

“The first one was in April 2020,” the NBI noted. Aside from the disposable face masks, the NBI received 2,000 N95 face masks, 2,000 protective gloves, 100 protective suits, and 100 goggles.

So far, the NBI disclosed only one NBI official who tested positive with the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The NBI official who contracted the virus has already recovered back in April after being hospitalized in Quezon City for two weeks.