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
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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.
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Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
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.
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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
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Courtesy: The Indian Express