Customs vows prompt release of surgical mask shipments

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Published February 14, 2020, 4:57 PM

By Betheena Kae Unite

The Bureau of Customs has promised the prompt release of surgical mask shipments amid the increasing demand for the item out of fear of the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

(REUTERS/BOC/MANILA BULLETIN)

The bureau on Friday said it will ensure prompt processing and swift release of shipments containing face/surgical masks to cope with local demand.

“Since the discovery and identification of COVID-19 in January 2020, the bureau has been expediting the process and release of shipments of face/surgical masks necessary in securing the public from the deadly virus,” the Customs bureau said in a statement.

Records showed that 210 cartons, 10 boxes, 5 packages, and 115 pieces of face/surgical masks were released from the Bureau of

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