Russia has launched the production of nearly 1.6 million medical masks per day, said Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov, RIA News reports.
“Today we have reached the production parameter with Russian enterprises of nearly 1,600,000 medical masks that can be used in medical institutions,” the minister said.
It is planned that Russia by April 20 will reach the daily rate of approximately 2.1 million masks. Manturov said that now the shortage of protective suits in the country is 300 units per day. A contract has been signed with China to supply more than a million suits.