The Temasek Foundation announced in a news release that the first shipment of bedding items from Indonesia has arrived in Singapore on April 22 morning.
These bedding items will be used at the community care facilities where over 4,600 Covid-19 patients who are recovering or having mild symptoms are currently staying.
Indonesia sends bedding items to supplement supply at community care facilities
According to the news release, Temasek Foundation has been working closely with the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Singapore over the past weeks to support the response in managing the pandemic.
Temasek Foundation expressed appreciation towards "the show of solidarity and support" from Indonesia for "extending a helping hand", the release added.
This shipment consists of 4,500 bedding items which will supplement the existing supply used at the community care facilities such as Singapore Expo.
The bedding items consist of bed frames, mattresses, mattress covers, bed sheets, pillows, pillow cases, and blankets.
The shipment was presented by Ngurah Swajaya, Ambassador of Indonesia to Singapore, to the CEO of Temasek Foundation, Ng Boon Heong, the Group CEO of Surbana Jurong, Wong Heang Fine, and the Group CEO of PSA International, Tan Chong Meng, at Tuas.
More bedding items are to be shipped depending on future needs.
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