Singapore’s government has installed vending machines dispensing free reusable face masks, the latest in measures aimed at preventing the spread of the new coronavirus.
The vending machines appeared at community centers around the city-state on Tuesday.
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Residents can simply select the size of mask on a touch-pad screen before scanning their identity card to collect the mask.
Since April 14, it has been compulsory for Singapore residents to wear masks in public. First-time offenders caught without a mask will be fined S$300 ($212). The government has already distributed reusable masks to households before the deployment of the vending machines.
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