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Portuguese Authorities Say They Have Seized Another 206,000 Counterfeit Masks

LISBON, Portugal — Portuguese authorities say they have seized another 206,000 masks for use against the new coronavirus which did not comply with European standards.

The masks, worth 342,000 euros ($380,000), were seized from the warehouses of wholesale importers. They were to be sold at supermarkets and public and private health institutions.

Since the start of the new coronavirus outbreak, Portugal has seized more than 300,000 masks, the Economic and Food Safety Authority said Monday.

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