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Ottawa, Apr 13 (Canadian-Media): The Ontario government has been able to secure over the last five days, more than 13 million surgical and procedural masks, 200,000 N95 respirator masks, and 38 ventilators to protect patients, frontline health care workers and first responders from the COVID-19 outbreak, media reports said.
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford thanked Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and the people of Alberta for their generous donation of personal protective equipment (PPE) such as 250,000 N95 masks, 2.5 million surgical masks, 15 million surgical gloves, 87,000 safety goggles, and 50 ventilators in the fight against COVID-19 and said, "By standing united in adversity, Team Canada will stop this virus in its tracks."
Hospitals, long-term care and retirement homes, and other facilities are being provided same-day deliveries by the government of Ontario to support essential workers in all settings and to those most in need.