The company ordered the medical equipment in China in mid-March in order to make it available to doctors and hospitals in Germany. Since then, several deliveries have arrived every week. The German government and the state of Lower Saxony took over the role of distributing the medical equipment.
Medical aid supplies: Last consignment landed in Germany
Volkswagen Group is supporting the fight against the corona pandemic with medical supplies worth €40 million – the last major consignment by air freight recently arrived at Hanover Airport. A total of eight million protective masks, six million pairs of disposable gloves, 300,000 protective suits, 200,000 protective glasses, 10,000 handheld infrared measuring devices and 320,000 liters of disinfectant have arrived in Germany.