Two shipments of face masks to arrive in Iran

Iran Materials 19 March 2020 18:11 (UTC +04:00)
Two shipments of face masks to arrive in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran, March.19


The deputy minister of industry announced the arrival of two more cargoes carrying face masks N95, clinical thermometer and medical clothing in the coming hours.

“There are a number of basic measures, including the supply of products and essential goods, which need unceasing efforts,” Deputy Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Hossein Modarres Khiabani said on the sidelines of the meeting of National Committee Against Coronavirus held on March 19, Trend reports citing Mehr News Agency.

"The production of masks in the country has reached 900,000 per day,” Khiabani said. “Apart from the pharmacies, some retailers also are distributing health care items.”

“On Tuesday, the first shipments of masks N95, three-layer masks and clinical thermometers have been delivered to the country. The second and third cargoes of essential goods and equipment for combating coronavirus will arrive in the country tonight,” the deputy minister added.

He went on to note that seven more orders have been placed to import masks and essential medical equipment.

“Of course, the private sector is also working to import necessary items,” the official said.