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GOJ to distribute 21.5 million reusable face masks to nursing homes

  • March 19, 2020
  • , NHK, NTV
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NHK and NTV reported that Health Minister Kato said in a press conference this morning that the GOJ will distribute a total of 21.5 million reusable cloth face masks to nursing homes starting in early April. The network said the GOJ decided to purchase reusable cloth face masks as part of its second emergency package. The GOJ is reportedly expected to receive about 10 million masks next week and another 11.5 million the following week. It will distribute all of them to high priority facilities from late March to early April.

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