Union minister Smriti Irani , currently busy with stitching masks herself with the help of a needle and thread at home during the lockdown. She also posted a picture of herself making a mask on Thursday.
In order to combat coronavirus, people also show interest in preparing and using homemade masks. Irani tweeted, “Even a needle and thread can be used to make a reusable mask at home.” She also gave tip about making masks.
Irani also shared the guidelines of the Health Ministry on the making and use of masks at home on Twitter. Guidelines state that coronavirus can be fought by social distancing and personal hygiene. Face and mouth shall be kept clean by using face cover.
Many countries believe that the common man can use homemade masks. If someone does not have any health problems, he can wear a mask made at home. But it is important to keep such masks clean. Masks made from cloth can be reused at home. It should be washed periodically.