CONCORD, N.H. (CBS) — New Hampshire has secured 91,000 pounds of personal protective equipment, Governor Chris Sununu tweeted Sunday.
The PPE left Shanghai, China, on a FedEx plane Saturday night and reached Anchorage, Alaska early Sunday morning and arrived in New Hampshire Sunday afternoon. The governor, businessman Dean Kamen and Sen. Jeanne Shaheen accompanied the plane to the airport.READ MORE: 'Unthinkable Loss': 2 Cousins Drown While Skipping Rocks At Waldo Lake In Brockton
The @FedEx plane departed Shanghai, China, last night & passed through US Customs in Anchorage, Alaska early this AM. Later today I’ll join Dean Kamen, who was instrumental in facilitating this effort, state officials, @NHNationalGuard & @SenatorShaheen as we unload the plane. pic.twitter.com/pZ7baK5cVy
— Chris Sununu (@GovChrisSununu) April 12, 2020READ MORE: Massachusetts Reports 494 New COVID Cases, 5 Additional Deaths