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Health Ministry: No plans to make face masks mandatory

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CORONAVIRUS | The Health Ministry does not plan to make the wearing of face masks mandatory to prevent a third wave of Covid-19 infections.

Health Ministry director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said making it mandatory means those caught not wearing a mask could, for example, be issued a RM1,000 fine and be jailed if they fail to pay the compound.

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