Coronavirus outbreak: Trudeau announces companies producing medical supplies including ventilators

Prime Minister Justin has announced that across the country are now supplies, hundreds of ventilators, as part of Canada’s battle to increase desperately needed equipment in the fight against COVID-19.

Since the federal government announced its strategy to tap into the private sector to produce supplies, said close to 3,000 Canadian companies have reached out to offer their expertise and capacity to meet the country’s need for personal protective equipment (PPE).

The federal government has signed three contracts with companies since March 20 to produce equipment like masks and rapid tests for the new as part of the government’s $2-billion effort to buy PPE.

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