By: Wu Po-wei, Chen Yi-hsuan, Chen Wei-ting and Ko Lin
Speaking during a radio interview, he said that the 19 million daily output is only a conservative estimate, expressing optimism that the 22 additional production lines could exceed that number once they are running smoothly.
Taiwan currently produces 17 million masks a day on 92 lines, according to Shen.
Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, Taiwan was only capable of producing 1.8 million masks per day, but through the government's initiative to install additional machines needed to boost production, daily output has surpassed the 10 million mark after mid-March. [FULL STORY]