Singapore residents will be able to collect improved, reusable face masks as of next Tuesday (May 26) as part of the country's third mask distribution exercise.
The free masks can be picked up from 24/7 vending machines in all community clubs until June 14th.
Masks are available daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from May 26 through June 1 in all 109 community clubs and 661 Residents & # 39; Committee counters across the island.
In any case, residents would only need to bring government-issued identification documents (with a barcode) to scan and pick them up.
Here are the collection details:
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The reusable masks are available in two sizes – adults and children, the latter being suitable for children under 12 years of age.
Similar to previous exercises, the government encourages only one person to collect the reusable masks on behalf of everyone from the same household.
Residents can visit www.maskgowhere.gov.sg from May 23 for the latest information, including: B. the nearest collection points.
The new masks have at least three layers of material and have a bacterial filtration efficiency of at least 95 percent even after 30 washes.
New materials have also been used for these masks to improve their droplet resistance and comfort for users.
The improved masks have been researched, developed and manufactured by partners such as Ramatex, A * STAR, Ghim Li and Nanyang Technological University, said Minister of Trade and Industry, Chan Chun Sing, in his Facebook post.
In the previous sales exercise, some Singaporeans complained about the material and smell of the free masks on social media.
Selected image source: A * Star / Chan Chun Sing's Facebook page