Rostec Makes 450,000 Protective Gear for Medics

Over 450,000 individual protective gear for medical personnel have been manufactured by Rostec’s Roskhimzashchita corporation. Moreover, the corporation said on Saturday it plans to manufacture 150,000 such gear a day, TASS reported.

“Currently, daily output exceeds 90,000 of individual protective gear. And it is planned to expand production to 150,000 a day in May. This the task set by the government,” the corporation cited Rostec Deputy Director General Maxim Vybornykh as saying.

The protective gear kits, consisting of trousers, a jacket, headwear, a surgical coat, and overboots made of composite nonwoven materials, received a registration certificate on April 20.

According to the corporation, contracts for such kits have been signed with 12 Russian regions. Earlier, Roskhimzashchita launched production of antivirus overalls.

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