No compulsory face mask for students yet due to cost factor, says minister

Hariz Mohd

Modified 6 Aug 2020, 7:28 am

The government has yet to make it mandatory for school students to wear face masks during classes due to the financial burden on those who cannot afford them, says Defence Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

This was also because schools had been directed to strictly observe healthcare guidelines to prevent the spread of Covid-19 pandemic, he added.

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