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Only 50% Indians Wear Masks, Reveals Health Ministry Survey

A Health Ministry survey on May 20 indicated that 50% Indians still do not wear a mask despite the harrowing second COVID-19 wave. Conducted in 25 cities, the survey also revealed that 32% of the total mask wearing population have their nose exposed, while 10% wear it on the chin. More so shocking is only 7% of the population use masks properly i.e. covering their nose, mouth and chin.

Fri, 21 May 2021 - 01:05 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

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