The government of China has decided to assist Bangladesh in fighting the outbreak of novel coronavirus in the country.
The Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Bangladesh made the announcement today on their official Facebook page.
On March 17, the Chinese embassy informed relevant ministries of the Bangladesh government about the Chinese government's decision to donate emergency anti-epidemic medical supplies, including a large number of test kits to Bangladesh, the post read.
In curbing the epidemic, China has always been and will be Bangladesh's most reliable partner, it added.
So far, 14 people in Bangladesh have been diagnosed with Covid-19, and a 70 year old man who tested positive died today, according to the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR).