The Louis Vuitton fashion house will donate 261 ventilators to French hospitals to help fight COVID-19, Bloomberg reported.
According to the source, 12 Louis Vuitton workshops have reopened to sew protective masks.
The company has also donated funds to French hospitals via a foundation presided over by French first lady Brigitte Macron, LVMH said in a statement.
French luxury houses switch production to key medical supplies as the crisis puts demand for products like handbags and perfume on hold.
15:21, August 11Accounts of Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, and Prince Andrew removed from UK royal family website
11:11, August 11Will Smith's teeth knocked out during golf lesson
18:20, August 10Antonio Banderas tests positive for COVID-19
16:59, August 10Kim Kardashian, Kanye West return to US after family vacation
15:19, August 10Madonna is working on script for new film
14:11, August 10The most-watched Netflix shows of this summer
13:23, August 1073-year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger becomes grandfather
12:36, August 10Cardi B responds to fans who demand Kylie Jenner to be cut from her new music video
12:05, August 10Sona Oganesyan about her son, their quarantine activities with Misho, her friendship with Tankian and the risky interview with Larry King
14:09, August 9Virgil Abloh is again accused of copying (PHOTOS)
11:14, August 9Prince Harry speaks out against social media
10:12, August 9Katy Perry’s fiery dance (VIDEO)