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Coronavirus | Things To Keep In Mind While Donning A Face Mask To Keep Yourself Safe From COVID-19

Here are some dos and don'ts of wearing a face mask and tips to keep yourself safe from COVID-19.

Apr 23, 2020 / 06:05 PM IST
As experts encourage the use of face covers and masks to avoid COVID-19, a look at some common mistakes that make them less effective. Masks offer limited protection and work better when combined with hand washing and social distancing. By donning a mask, many people are doing their part to slow the spread of coronavirus. But many are also wearing their masks wrong. Here are some dos and don’ts of wearing a mask. (Image: Reuters)
As experts encourage the use of face covers and masks to avoid COVID-19, a look at some common mistakes that make them less effective. Masks offer limited protection and work better when combined with hand washing and social distancing. By donning a mask, many people are doing their part to slow the spread of coronavirus. But many are also wearing their masks wrong. Here are some dos and don’ts of wearing a mask. (Image: Reuters)
Don’t wear a mask keeping your nose open. (Image: News18 Creative)
Don’t wear a mask keeping your nose open. (Image: News18 Creative)
Don’t leave your chin open. (Image: News18 Creative)
Don’t leave your chin open. (Image: News18 Creative)
Don’t wear your mask loosely. (Image: News18 Creative)
Don’t wear your mask loosely. (Image: News18 Creative)
Don’t cover only the tip of your nose. (Image: News18 Creative)
Don’t cover only the tip of your nose. (Image: News18 Creative)
Don’t expose your nose and mouth. (Image: News18 Creative)
Don’t expose your nose and mouth. (Image: News18 Creative)
Do | Wear a mask that fits around your face, leaving no gaps. (Image: News18 Creative)
Wear a mask that fits around your face, leaving no gaps. (Image: News18 Creative)
Here are some tips to stay safe during coronavirus outbreak. (Image: News18 Creative)
Here are some tips to stay safe during coronavirus outbreak. (Image: News18 Creative)
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first published: Apr 23, 2020 06:05 pm

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