Georgian textile companies ready to start producing face masks

  • As of now Georgia has 33 confirmed cases of Covid-19, with three new cases added yesterday. Photo: Nino Alavidze/Agenda.ge.

Agenda.ge, 16 Mar 2020 - 21:50, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian textile companies have expressed their readiness to start producing face masks to fill in for the deficit caused by fears of the coronavirus.

Adjara Textile said that “as a highly socially responsible company” it will donate an amount of face masks freely to Georgia and its citizens.

The company Movi also expressed its support in the process of producing face masks.

Pharmaceutical company Smart Pharma said it would give cheesecloth freely to the country to help it produce face masks. 

Face masks are in deficit worldwide due to the spread of the new coronavirus. 

As of now Georgia has 33 confirmed cases of Covid-19, with three new cases added yesterday.

In total 637 people are under quarantine in Georgia and 54 others remain in hospitals under the observation of doctors.

There are 169,924 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide as of now, with 6,521 deaths and 77,776 recovered. 

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