Malta Trust Foundation to donate 20,000 masks

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The Malta Trust Foundation will be donating 20,000 masks to healthcare workers. In a statement issued on Tuesday, Malta Trust Foundation said it has received a consignment of 20,000 specialised face masks from China and it will be donating them to Prime Minister Robert Abela, to General Practitioners and to Non-Governmental Organisations.

The head of the Foundation, President Emeritus Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca said that “it is heartwarming to see our friends from China, who have their own ordeals to face, coming forward to give tangible help to our country.”

The masks consist of a mix of surgical and KF94 masks. The Foundation said that these type of masks can filter out 94 % of particulate matter and provides protection against droplets.

President Emeritus Marie Loise Coleiro Preca said that 15,000 masks will be donated to Prime Minister Robert Abela on Wednesday.

The rest will be distributed to the Association of General Practitioners for doctors and NGOs, such as the Foodbank Lifeline Foundation, and Fondazzjoni Nazareth.

The Malta Trust Foundation said that international director Sophie Chen was instrumental in securing this donation.

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