Along with surgical masks and fabric masks, many experts have now expressed their views on double masks.
Mumbai: The entire country has been affected by the corona infection. The most important way to protect yourself from the second wave of infection is to wear a mask. Also social distance and handwash is very important. So there is a lot of advice being given by experts about masks.
Along with surgical masks and fabric masks, many experts have now expressed their views on double masks. One thing is clear from all this, the mask must be of good quality and must be applied to the mouth. The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued guidelines on surgical masks and fabric masks in a tweet.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a report on double mask protection.
The World Health Organization has issued important instructions regarding the use of medical-surgical and fabric masks.
When to use a surgical mask?
- Use by health workers, people caring for patients with Covid 19 symptoms
- Areas where corona infection has increased. Also 1 meter socialdistricting cannot be followed. Such places should be used by individuals.
When to use a fabric mask?
- People who do not have symptoms of Covid 19. Nor is it infected by this infection. Such people should use fabric masks.
People who use public transport, work in offices, sell vegetables and other crowded places should wear fabric masks.
When to use a double mask?
Using a double mask can reduce the risk of covid 19 infection by up to 95 percent. Similarly, if you are going to crowded places as well as places like airports, trains, buses, then definitely use a double mask.
In this case, use a cloth mask over the surgical mask. Or if you use N95 mask, double mask is not required.