Mar 27, 2020 12:36 Asia/Tehran [Updated: May 31, 2020 21:11 Asia/Tehran]

Ardabil (IP) - Two knowledge-based companies in Ardabil province produce 10 thousand N95 filter masks daily to use as the main protection medical need to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection.

Iran Press/Iran News: 'Sabalan Electronics Processing' and 'Radissan Sanat', the two companies are working on three work shifts with more than 50 specialist workforces to produce these standard masks to meet the needs of the province for these masks.

In the coming days, the two companies are planning to increase the production of N95 filter masks up to 30,000 per day to secure the needs of Ardabil province; in addition, to send to other provinces of Iran as well.

Minister of health, treatment, and medical educations said late on Thursday that over 50 million Iranians have so far been screened for coronavirus.

Many companies and firms in Iran, as well as voluntary groups, have also started to produce items like masks to counter Coronavirus infection across the country. 

The new respiratory virus, known officially as COVID-19, has spread to every continent except Antarctica as well as every single European country.


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