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9 Saudi Factories Produce 2.5 Million Masks Daily

Saudi Press Agency

Thursday 1441/11/4 - 2020/06/25

Riyadh, June 25, 2020, SPA -- As a precautionary measure taken by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to reduce the outbreak of "COVID-19", masks became obligatory and necessary products to prevent infection.

The official spokesman of the Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources, Jarrah bin Mohammed Al-Jarrah told the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) that there are 9 factories distributed in the regions and governorates of the Kingdom with production of two and a half million masks daily to feed the needs of the Saudi market.

It is worth noting that the Saudi Food and Drug General Authority (SFDA) launched "Tameni" Application that allows consumers to know the locations of masks and sterilizers in more than 1000 pharmacies in various governorates and regions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, where the quantities available are updated instantly. The Application can be downloaded via the link : https://

14:14 LOCAL TIME 11:14 GMT

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