Man in Jurong West selling face masks out of his car at S$1 per piece

Don't hoard. Don't profiteer.

Sumita Thiagarajan | February 10, 2020, 11:20 AM

With over 40 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Singapore, people have been queuing to get their hands on masks.

While the government has warned against profiteering, there are still unscrupulous people who continue to sell face masks at exorbitant prices.

Man in Jurong West selling masks out of the back of his car

According to a public Facebook post by Alexie Tan, a man was spotted selling masks out of the back of his car near the Jurong West 505 Market and Food Centre, at Blk 505 Jurong West Street 52.

Tan mentioned in her post that masks were being sold at S$1 per piece and $40 per box.

It is unclear where the man got the stock from.

Tan highlighted in her post that it is important to be considerate and allow people who really need the masks to purchase them.

Free mask distribution will be extended until Feb. 29, 2020

For those who have yet to collect your masks from your nearest Community Club (CC) or Residents’ Committee (RC) centre, you can do so until Feb. 29, 2020 as the deadline for the mask collection has been extended.

To find the nearest collection point to you, you can check out this website or call 1800-333-9999.

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Top photos by Alexie Tan/Facebook