Today the head of the region Andrey Chibis visited Murmansk multipurpose center for the disabled. The institution has launched production of gauze face masksp roviding 5,000 masks per day.
There are 20 people working in the center, half of them are hearing impaired. Governor noted that the center is fulfilling a vital social task providing salaries for the disabled as well as for people who are temporarily unemployed due to COVID-19.
“Production of personal protective equipment is among key tasks today. The face masks are being produced at the center for the disabled, at the Federal Penitentiary Service institutions, the mask are also provided by the Ministry of industry and trade of Russia”, noted Governor Andrey Chibis.
The Government of the Murmansk region stands ready to support the center in the long run.
The center is specialized in production of textile and clothing items including towels, bed linen and uniforms.