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China's Face Mask Output Tops 100 Million Per Day, Government Says
Dou Shicong
DATE:  Mar 02 2020
/ SOURCE:  yicai
China's Face Mask Output Tops 100 Million Per Day, Government Says China's Face Mask Output Tops 100 Million Per Day, Government Says

(Yicai Global) March 2 -- China's daily production of protective masks, including regular, medical and N95-grade masks, reached 116 million on Feb. 29, which was twelvefold the production of Feb. 1, according to the country's state planner the National Development and Reform Commission.

The output included 1.66 million N95-grade masks, which are certified as being able to block out at least 95 percent of particles below 0.3 microns in diameter, thus effectively meeting the demand of medical workers in the frontline of fighting the novel coronavirus pneumonia, the NDRC also announced today.

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