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.
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