KUWAIT, March 15 (KUNA) -- Ministry of Commerce and Industry said Sunday 1.5 million masks meeting the Ministry of Health's specifications have been imported in a drive to compensate the shortage in masks.
The ministry added in a statement 7.5 million masks have so far been imported, added to the quantities already in Kuwait.
The masks will be distributed through the ministry of social affairs and labor, and the cooperative societies.
The timings of distributions will be determined in coordination with the health authorities, said the ministry. (end) skm.bs