Sales of Covid-19 essentials drop after curbs eased, say merchants


Ravin Palanisamy

Sales of masks have declined by up to 30% since a further easing of Covid-19 restrictions took effect on May 1. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 20, 2022.

THE sales of health and hygiene products, which escalated during the Covid-19 pandemic, is now on a downward trend three weeks after restrictions were eased, said entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneurs who saw an opportunity to generate income during the pandemic by selling masks, sanitisers, personal protective equipment (PPE) and gloves, said sales have started to decline especially since the easing of restrictions.


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