As the COVID 19 pandemic continues to prevail all across the globe people need to unite together in this battle against the virus and need to follow social distancing protocols and practicing hand hygiene and must not forget to put the most effective weapon – mask on their faces.
But sometimes people are practicing this mask practice in the wrong way. So, here we have come up with the top 3 mask mistakes that can put you at risk of contracting COVID-19.
Do you wear the face mask upside down?
Many people are seen wearing their face masks upside down but if you will observe your face masks then your face mask will have a nose piece that takes the shape of your nose when you wear it.
Do you wear the face mask inside out?
Everyone knows that any facial mask, face cover, or surgical mask is cleaner from inside so, it is very much important to check and wear.
However, if you are homemade face masks, make sure that you do not keep flipping the sides as the inner side of the mask is cleaner.
You need to cover BOTH your mouth & nose!
Till now people have realized that wearing a mask is the necessity of the situation but they are wearing it in the wrong way. Many people are seen wearing their face masks tucked in just below their chin, dangling on their one ear, or just carrying it around in case you have to enter a crowded area. Some of them are seen wearing their face masks in such a way that it only covers their mouth and not their nose. But to prevent you from breathing in the SARS-CoV-2 virus you need to cover both your mouth and nose. A good face mask should always cover the bridge of your nose and your mouth properly.