Coronavirus infection is spreading rapidly everywhere and there is no cure to this. Non-alcoholic sanitizers should be used when water and soap are not available continuously. The face mask should be used along with this. The coronavirus can survive on all types of solid surfaces from 2 hours to 9 days. This is the reason why social distancing is important to prevent coronavirus. According to new research, even on your face mask, the coronavirus can survive for more than a week. After this study, there is an increased possibility that if a person comes in direct contact with a corona virus-infected, then there is a risk of coronavirus despite wearing the mask (as long as they immediately dispose of the mask)
There are usually 2 layers or 3 layer surgical masks available in the market (N95 masks), all these are single-use masks. It is very important to dispose of it carefully after 6 to 8 hours of use. But people in India are still using the same mask for several weeks or several months.
Also, Read AIIMS Doctors’ Advice On Coronavirus Prevention: Stay Home Stay Safe
Can the coronavirus remain on surface?
The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention had advised that healthy people do not need to wear masks, but now the CDC is examining its guidelines. The reason is that 25 per cent of people infected with the new coronavirus does not show symptoms. In such a situation, there is still a need to avoid going out and washing hands frequently. Ordinary people should not wear medical-grade masks, as they are available in very small numbers and these masks are necessary for medical staff engaged in saving lives. Some organizations are preparing temporary masks of clothes. It can also be prepared at home. Learn how to make it…
Here’s what you need: Needle, thread, scissors, 20X20 inch 100% cotton cloth, 4 clean shoe lanyard or 4 cotton strip.
How to prepare a face mask in 8 steps
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