S. Korea donates 1.5 million masks to China against coronavirus

South Korea has donated 1.5 million masks and other relief items to Wuhan to help China's fight against the novel coronavirus outbreak, the foreign ministry said Tuesday.

An Asiana Airlines cargo flight, carrying the masks and more than 120,000 items of protective clothing and goggles, left for Wuhan on Monday, the ministry said.

The South Korean government also plans to provide 5 million U.S. dollars' worth of emergency aid to China.