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The Federal Government's Chief Medical Adviser assures GPs more masks are coming

More than half a billion surgical masks and 85 million P2 masks are expected to arrive in the country in the coming months to help bolster the supply distributed to healthcare workers, health officials have confirmed.

And they say an additional 200 million masks will be manufactured in Australia by the end of the year.