COVID-19: 11M face masks being distributed


Prime Minister Trudeau has announced that over 11,000,000 face masks have arrived in Canada recently, including a shipment from a Hamilton warehouse of one million masks that arrived overnight. Workers have been assessing that they meet the needed standards as fast as possible – and 10 million masks are already being distributed to provinces and territories. As well, he added that the government has ordered hundreds of thousands of face shields from Bauer, who normally make hockey equipment. The shortage of masks, an urgent need for workers on the front line, was nearing a state of crisis.


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