(Reuters) – Vogue group Armani stated on Thursday all of its Italian manufacturing vegetation would begin producing single use medical overalls, in an effort to assist healthcare employees within the coronavirus disaster.
The scarcity of protecting gear and different medical gadgets has been one of many largest issues dogging the Italian well being system for the reason that contagion surfaced within the rich northern area of Lombardy on the finish of February.
The style home, run by designer Giorgio Armani, added it had elevated to 2 million euros ($2.20 million), from an preliminary 1.25 million euros, the funds it donated to Italian hospitals to assist them face the virus emergency.
A consortium of Italian textile and vogue firms, coordinated by enterprise affiliation Confindustria Moda, is quickly anticipated to begin producing million of protecting face masks, with the purpose of creating Italy self-sufficient in manufacturing the masks.
(Reporting by Claudia Cristoferi, enhancing by Giulia Segreti)