Bahrain: 2 Million Face Masks Available at Supermarkets, Pharmacies

White protective sterile face masks on vintage wooden board.
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Industry, Commerce and Tourism Ministry has announced that one million medical face masks have been provided to pharmacies and supermarkets, bringing their total number to two million, as part of efforts to implement the preventive measures taken by the kingdom to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

The measures include mainly the mandatory wearing of face masks whilst in public, and allowing commercial and industrial businesses providing goods or services directly to customers to open and resume work provided that employees and visitors wear face masks.

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The Industry Ministry also announced that the new medical face masks will be sold at 180 Fils each.


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