Any used cotton cloth can be used to make face covers. The colour of the fabric does not matter but one must ensure that the fabric is washed well in boiling water for 5 minutes and dried well before making the face cover.
The 38-year-old actress has insisted self-care is ‘really important’ during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic – which has seen people self-isolate in their homes and social distance themselves from others – and has revealed her own method of taking care of herself is to apply a face mask.
“The transmission from individuals without symptoms is playing a more significant role in the spread of the virus than previously understood,” President Trump said Friday when announcing the new advice at a White House briefing. “So you don’t seem to have symptoms and it still gets transferred.”
The county now has 125 active cases of COVID-19, with 23 hospitalized cases. So far, 21 people in the county have recovered. The county is reporting three deaths related to COVID-19, all residents of The Conservatory at Alden Bridge, a senior living facility in The Woodlands.
ABC health reporter Dr Norman Swan said today: ‘If we had an unlimited number of surgical masks, it probably would make a difference wearing them in public because it would stop the asymptomatic people spreading the virus to others.’
The president – in announcing that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended Americans wear facial coverings made of cloth while out in public to help stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic – repeatedly called the recommendation “voluntary” and said he wouldn’t be wearing a mask himself.
Canada’s chief public health officer addressed the issue in her regular news conference Sunday in Ottawa. Dr. Theresa Tam said the government’s priority is to ensure the ongoing safety of front-line health care workers who are especially vulnerable to contracting the COVID-19 vicious due to their close proximity to victims.
FILE PHOTO: An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man prays during a protest in Jerusalem February 12, 2014. Hundreds of men protested against construction at a site in the nearby town of Beit Shemesh where they believe ancient Jewish graves are located. REUTERS/Ammar Awad/File Photo
‘Since the early days of this situation, we have worked closely with local authorities to proactively respond, ensuring we continue to serve customers while taking care of our associates and we’re following all guidelines from local officials about the operations of our buildings.
Braving odds in the wake of the enforcement of the prohibitory orders to check the spread of the COVID-19 virus, 85-year-old R. Pandian of Andakondan in Tiruchi, has been going about his routine of supplying fresh milk to the residents, a task that he has been doing diligently since his teenage.