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Spain: Film costume company donates 'Chernobyl' suits to institutions fighting coronavirus03:14

Spain: Film costume company donates 'Chernobyl' suits to institutions fighting coronavirus

Spain, Algete
April 08, 2020 at 19:39 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Spanish film costume company Peris Costumes has made donations of protective costumes used in world-famous films and series to hospitals and institutions fighting the coronavirus epidemic.

"Meeting that need was one of our goals. And that's what we did. We know how to manufacture, and we have started to manufacture robes and masks, caps, and everything that could help, in all our workshops," explained Javier Toledo, CEO and owner of Peris Costumes at its facilities in Algete, Madrid, on Wednesday.

He stated that, in addition to manufacturing new protective material, they were able to donate suits that they had and could be used directly like those featured in the Chernobyl series.

He said that they have donated material to all types of institutions, "from nursing homes, as they were the ones who needed it most, to hospitals, as well as state security forces and some city councils," which expressed their deepest gratitude. He added that helping "is the only thing that matters at the moment."

So far, Spain has recorded 146,690 cases of COVID-19 and 14,656 deaths.

Spain: Film costume company donates 'Chernobyl' suits to institutions fighting coronavirus03:14
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The Spanish film costume company Peris Costumes has made donations of protective costumes used in world-famous films and series to hospitals and institutions fighting the coronavirus epidemic.

"Meeting that need was one of our goals. And that's what we did. We know how to manufacture, and we have started to manufacture robes and masks, caps, and everything that could help, in all our workshops," explained Javier Toledo, CEO and owner of Peris Costumes at its facilities in Algete, Madrid, on Wednesday.

He stated that, in addition to manufacturing new protective material, they were able to donate suits that they had and could be used directly like those featured in the Chernobyl series.

He said that they have donated material to all types of institutions, "from nursing homes, as they were the ones who needed it most, to hospitals, as well as state security forces and some city councils," which expressed their deepest gratitude. He added that helping "is the only thing that matters at the moment."

So far, Spain has recorded 146,690 cases of COVID-19 and 14,656 deaths.

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