Apr 06, 2020 05:28 UTC
  • Iranians join forces to produce masks in battle against coronavirus

Iranian women have volunteered to sew masks and protective gowns to fight the spread of coronavirus in Tehran.

According to Press TV, in a workshop in Tehran, dozens of women have been working together since mid-March to produce the protective equipment. The masks are later distributed for free.

The initiative was taken by the Rahiyan Noor Organization. It said the masks were being produced every day.

Iran has been struggling to curb the spread of coronavirus, as the number of cases has risen to 58,226, according to Iran’s Health Ministry.