The production line at Shanghai Dasheng Mask. The company is producing 80,000 masks a day, but its output could reach 200,000 pieces in 10 to 15 days, its chairman says. Photo: Daniel Ren

Shanghai ramps up face mask production as supplies run out amid coronavirus scare

  • Manufacturers as well as the government have had to make arrangements for raw materials and manpower because of the Lunar New Year holiday
  • Face masks are cherished by people ‘as something more expensive than gold’, resident says
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The production line at Shanghai Dasheng Mask. The company is producing 80,000 masks a day, but its output could reach 200,000 pieces in 10 to 15 days, its chairman says. Photo: Daniel Ren
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