DURBAN – Recently people are being advised to use face masks to protect themselves and others from infection. These masks only protect you if they are worn properly. These are these are the steps to follow when using face masks: –
• Wear a mask if you are taking care of a person with COVID-19 or suspected of COVID-19
• Wear a mask if you are coughing or sneezing.
• Masks are effective only with the combination of frequent hand-cleaning
• You must know how to use a mask and dispose of it properly.