The company’s CEO Dr Rui Feng helped facilitate the donation of 17,000 3M N95 respirator masks, 100,000 pairs of medical gloves, 1,000 protective bodysuits, and 540 goggles shipped over from Silvercorp’s Beijing office.
The Vancouver-based miner has a number of operating mines in China.
Silvercorp said its donation was part of the miner’s efforts to reduce the “significant risks” faced every day by frontline healthcare workers in Vancouver’s hospitals as they combat the coronavirus outbreak.
British Columbia has 1,066 confirmed cases of coronavirus as of April 1, with 497 of those in the Vancouver Coastal Health system.
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