Tag: Mask

Wearing 2 Masks Doubles Protection Against Covid Virus
3-Layered Cloth Masks Effective As Surgical Masks Against Covid-19

London: A team of researchers have found that well-fitting, three-layered cloth masks can be as effective at reducing the transmission of Covid-19 as surgical masks. The team from the Universities…

Wearing 2 Masks Doubles Protection Against Covid Virus
Wearing 2 Masks Doubles Protection Against Covid Virus

New York: Scientists now report that wearing two face coverings can nearly double the effectiveness of filtering out SARS-CoV-2-sized particles, preventing them from reaching the wearer’s nose and mouth and…

Wearing Of Mask While Driving Alone Compulsory During Pandemic: HC

New Delhi: Wearing a mask while driving alone in a private vehicle is compulsory in the context of COVID-19, the Delhi High Court said on Wednesday and described the face…

COVID-19: Rajasthan Govt Imposes Night Curfew In 8 Districts, Fine For Not Wearing Mask Increased

Jaipur: To check the rising COVID-19 cases, the Rajasthan government on Saturday decided to impose night curfew in 8 districts and increased the fine amount on not wearing a face mask from Rs 200 to Rs 500, an official release said. These eight districts include Jaipur, Jodhour, Bikaner, Kota, Udaipur, Alwar, Ajmer and Bhilwara. The […]

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Coronavirus Couture: Odisha Man's Coconut Shell Mask Turns New Attraction

Bhubaneswar: Ever since WHO announced ‘living with the virus’ as the new normal since the novel-Coronavirus is here to stay, face masks became an integral part of our life. With face mask taking a make-over from health precaution to a daily wear, it has made its way to designer’s book and ethnic lover’s creation. After […]

Odisha OAS Officer's Short Film 'Mask' Wins Big At International Film Fest

Bhubaneswar: Amid COVID19 pandemic when face masks have become an essential part of our daily life, a realistic short film based on the current situation has brought pride and applause for Odisha from all around the world. Odia short film ‘Mask’ directed by Sweta Kumar Dash, a senior officer of the Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) […]

Researchers Design Reusable Silicone Rubber Face Mask With N95 Filter

New York: In fight against novel coronavirus, the researchers have developed a reusable silicone rubber face mask with an N95 filter, which they believe could stop viral particles. According to the study, published in the British Medical Journal Open, the new masks were designed to be easily sterilized and used many times. The new mask […]

COVID-19: Pune Man Gets Himself Rs 2.89 Lakh Gold Mask

Pune: At a time when wearing face mask is mandatory to contain the spread of coronavirus, a businessman from Maharashtra’s Pune district has got himself a customised gold mask worth Rs 2.89 lakh. Nearly 55 gm of the yellow metal has been used in making the mask, businessman Shankar Kurhade, a resident of Pune’s Pimpri-Chinchwad […]

DIAT Develops Biodegradable Mask Using Herbal Extract

Pune: The Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) here on Sunday said it has developed a cotton mask using a herbal extract and claimed that it acts as “virus-neutraliser” and resists pathogens effectively. A herbal extract obtained from neem oil, turmeric, tulsi (holy basil), ajwain (carom seeds), black pepper, gum arabic, clove, sandalwood and saffron […]

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COVID-19: Without Masks, Violators Cough Up Rs 1.25 Crore Penalty In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Whopping Rs 1.25 crore was collected as fine by Odisha Police from people for not wearing mask which is being recommended as an effective defence against COVID-19 infection. While briefing Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik about the measures taken by the police administration during COVID-19 lockdown, Odisha Police DG Abhay informed that several people were […]