United States (QNN)- The US Department of Defense sent a plane carrying over a million surgical masks for the Israeli occupation army on Tuesday night, reported The Jerusalem Post.
“In the past two weeks we have purchased and flown to Israel tens of thousands of swabs, masks, protective suits for medical staff and more,” said Limor Kolishevsky, head of the New York Purchasing and Logistics Division.
“A million masks, procured in China, were quickly flown to Israel with the intention that the IDF will be using them within the next few days,” he said.
Trump’s administration aide comes while American medical facilities are rationing protective equipment in unprecedented ways.
A nurse has even left her job on the frontline in the fight against coronavirus after she was asked to work without a face mask due to the shortage of them.
The total coronavirus cases in the US. has reached 401,636, with 12,905 deaths so far.
The country recorded the most coronavirus deaths in a single day with more than 1,800 fatalities reported on Tuesday.
On the other hand, the occupation state recorded only 9,404 cases and 72 deaths so far.