The news highlights published by the Ministry of Health, Singapore confirms that there are sufficient stocks of masks in the government stockpiles.
On 24 January 2020, the Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) issued a clarification over the news about surgical masks shortages at the retail outlets and had assured the public that there are enough stock of masks in the warehouses and government stockpiles. It also assured the people that the health ministry is working with the retailers to shift available stocks to the retail shops and make it available progressively.
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