Face Masked Traveler

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Face Masks No Longer Necessary When Flying To Few EU Destinations

Passengers traveling to several European Union destinations no longer need to wear face masks. The mask rule is still in effect in Germany, Greece, Italy, and Spain. Face masks are no longer required on public transport in France. However, until June 15, Italy mandates travelers to use the protective FFP2 masks. As per European Union Aviation Safety Agency, susceptible passengers should continue to use FFP2 masks and maintain social… read-more

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 09:29 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Covid-19, Face Masks, European Union, France, Air Travel

Courtesy: BBC

Face Masks

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Tamil Nadu Govt Mandates Wearing Face Masks Amid Covid-19 Surge

Tamil Nadu government has announced to make wearing of masks mandatory in public places, in light of the surge in Covid-19 cases, on April 22. Reportedly, officials from the concerned department have been directed to enforce the rule, by imposing a fine of Rs 500 against violators. On April 21, 39 new COVID cases were reported in the state, taking the total number of active cases to 256.

Fri, 22 Apr 2022 - 06:47 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Face Masks, Face Mask Rule, Tamil Nadu, Covid-19, Fourth Wave

CM KCR in conversation with PM Narendra Modi

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Telangana Mandates Mask At Public Places; Imposes Rs 1,000 Penalty

In the wake of increasing COVID-19 cases, the Telangana government has directed the officials to impose Rs 1,000 penalty on people failing to wear face mask. On April 11, order mandated donning face mask in all public spaces, work spaces and all means of transport. Failing to abide by the aforementioned regulations, violators will be punished under the Disaster Management Act, 2005. The state recorded 3,187 COVID-19 cases on April 11.

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 01:31 PM / by Samanth Lanka

Tags: Telangana, face mask, Face Masks, penalty, K Chandrashekar Rao, telangana government

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A reusable mask on a mannequin.

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It Is Best To Clean Reusable Masks Every Day: Health Experts

Gurugram-based Fortis Memorial Institute's Dr Bela Sharma advises washing of reusable masks, especially cloth-made, after every use. Moreover, washing cloth-masks in hot water is considered better if one has coughed or sneezed while wearing it. Dr. Sharma also said that N95 masks should be discarded after five days of usage, while the surgical masks must be disposed off after single use. However, it is advised to use reusable masks and avoid… read-more

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 01:00 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Fortis Memorial Institute, Gurugram, Face Masks, Dr. Bela Sharma, Lifestyle

Courtesy: The Indian Express