The following is a press release from the Governor’s office submitted to SOURCE media.
BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration continues to work to acquire personal protective equipment (PPE) to support frontline workers battling COVID-19.
Today, May 14, the Administration highlighted the delivery of over 7.5 million pieces of PPE and supplies to be delivered to front-line workers throughout the Commonwealth.
From April 20 through this past weekend, this equipment has been brought to Massachusetts through six different chartered flights.
The PPE includes over 6 million surgical and procedural masks, about 800,000 swabs, nearly 400,000 coveralls and over 125,000 gowns.
The Administration is grateful to the various partners who helped secure and deliver this PPE, including the Chinese Consul General in New York, Huang Ping, OCEANAIR and Delta Airlines.
Photo courtesy of the Governor’s office