The measure is part of the latest guidelines issued by the NCOC, which also includes a ban on indoor marriages and allowing "work from home" for 50 per cent the staff in public and private institutions.
Kuwait reported 1,048 new coronavirus, infections in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of infections to 14,850, while 5 deaths were reported, bringing the total fatalities’ toll up to 112.
Chinese researchers have suggested that wearing face masks at home is 79 percent effective at preventing COVID-19 spread among family members in the same household.
Airlines and airports are demanding that internationally agreed measures are in place when aviation starts to recover from the near-standstill caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
While the whole world fights the coronavirus pandemic in their own style, the Japanese have found a way out through luxury. Fashion-conscious Japanese can now own a face-mask studded with diamonds and pearls for a million yen each.
Surgical masks have also long been common in the financial hub for when people are sick and the ruling comes at a time when Hong Kong people are mandated to wear masks to curb the spread of COVID-19.
It is important to find a mask that is not too big or too tight. And to ensure that the mask covers their nose and mouth.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live at present with many of us confined to working from home and isolating wherever possible, especially here in Melbourne, Australia where we are panicking about just over 200 new cases.
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Duterte issued the directive after a meeting with his Covid-19 task force — where everyone except him can be seen wearing the mandatory face covering — an official video released late Wednesday showed.