Gucci, Prada and many others, are the companies that have taken steps to produce anti-virus masks and protective gowns, intended for healthcare facilities engaged in the fight against coronavirus.
Among the first to mobilize the company Miroglio, which already a week ago had announced the conversion of a part of the production to a new use, to make the notorious masks, essential to avoid the spread of Covid-19.
The commitment confirmed by Gucci and Prada for the production and donation of thousands of masks and protective gowns for Italy.
In response to the appeal of the Tuscany Region, Gucci which announced the supply of 1,100,000 masks and 55,000 gowns made by its supply chain. To the same announcement he replied Prada, which will provide 110,000 masks and 80,000 gowns to healthcare personnel by April 6, with daily delivery directly from the Perugia factory, temporarily converted to the production of support for the fight against coronavirus.
Several transalpine companies were also activated in the same hours. Balenciaga is Saint Laurent they announced that they will produce 3 million masks for the French; another 40 million have been promised by the luxury giant LVMH (10 million per week).
The promise made by H & M, which to help tackle the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, is reorganizing its entire supply chain to produce personal protective equipment to be provided to hospitals and healthcare professionals around the world.