Mask mandate to roll out in phases, starting with public transport

Annabelle Lee

Modified 29 Jul 2020, 7:32 am

CORONAVIRUS | The mandatory face mask rule will be implemented in stages, eventually requiring the public to wear one when they step out of their homes.

Ahead of its Aug 1 implementation date, Health Ministry director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said today that the government aimed to provide three-layer fabric face masks to the underprivileged.

Speaking during a question and answer session with the media, he said a list...

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