United States of coronavirus completely exhausted the national supply of protective equipment

the U.S. Government due to the spread of the novel coronavirus is almost completely exhausted the stocks of personal protection equipment, which has a national strategic reserve. About it have informed sources in the Ministry of internal security.

it is Clarified that in the US there is shortage of protective masks, respirators, medical gloves and gowns. Due to the reduction of reserves by the Federal emergency management Agency is seeking necessary medical supplies that may be available for purchase. As potential suppliers are considered China and Malaysia.

According to sources, as of 18 Mar 26 million medical masks and 12 million respirators, type N95 was transferred from the National strategic reserve of health workers across the country.

According to the Johns Hopkins University, in the US there are over 188 thousand cases of infection with coronavirus. Died more than 3.8 thousand people.