Central Cuban companies make masks to fight Covid-19

Santa Clara, March 25 (Prensa Latina) The companies Viclar, Confecciones Fenix and Fondo Cubano de Bienes Culturales in Villa Clara, central province of Cuba, have produced 115,980 masks to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

The director of the Viclar business group, Rogelio Martinez, told Prensa Latina that these protectors have basically been distributed to the health sector for the use of health personnel in contact with infected or suspected Covid-19 patients.

He added that another available percentage has been sold to prioritized agencies, such as Trade and other activities of direct contact with the population.

He indicated that these three companies are producing daily more than 7,000 masks, and have the availability of raw materials to make, in the coming days, another 91,000 of these important protectors against the possible infection of the new coronavirus.

He pointed out that the purpose of these entities is to make these means available to all the people, in response to the call made by the Cuban government’s leadership to preserve the health of each and every one of the country’s inhabitants.


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