Free face masks for 8 million households soon, says minister


Alfian Z.M. Tahir

A man wearing a makeshift face mask in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. Putrajaya is in the midst of importing 10 million face masks from China to overcome the current shortage in the country. – AFP pic, March 26, 2020.

PUTRAJAYA will distribute free face masks to more than eight million households in the country, said Defence Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

“At the moment, we are waiting for the masks to arrive and when it arrives, it will be distributed in stages.


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  • Don't buy cheap mask at premium price through middlemen and give to public. Another form of corruption.

    Posted 6 days ago by James Wong

  • 10 million masks distribute to 8 million households.
    Each household will get 1.25 mask.
    Very clever minister instead.
    Side effect of eating too much telor penyu?

    Posted 6 days ago by Chee yee ng