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Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s Wife & Daughter Stitch Masks

Dharmendra Pradhan Wife Daughter Stitch Masks

To help people protect against the coronavirus infection, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s wife and daughter are stitching masks at home. The masks are being stitched for the family and for anyone who is in need. As a precaution, the government has now advised people to use reusable masks when they step out.

Key Takeaways:

  • Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s wife Mridula Pradhan and daughter Naimisha Pradhan are stitching masks at home for the family, and for anyone else in need. 
  • For people who aren’t suffering from medical conditions of having breathing problems, the health ministry has advised using handmade reusable face masks. 
  • These handmade masks are, however, not meant for people working in close contact with COVID-19 infected people or even for the health workers.

Best Time To Hone Your Skills

In the picture tweeted by the Union Minister Dharmesh Pradhan, his wife Mridula Pradhan and daughter Naimisha Pradhan can be seen sitting on the floor and stitching masks using a traditional sewing machine. “We should all try and do our bit for society in these difficult times. Proud of my wife Mridula and daughter Naimisha who are making safety masks for all of us at home, and also for others who need it. No better time to hone your skills and learn new ones,” Dharmendra Pradhan tweeted.

The Centre has already issued that people stepping out of their homes can cover their faces with homemade reusable masks. For the same, it also shared detailed steps to make a mask. Also, in no case, is it advised to share the face masks.

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Use Masks And Help Prevent Community Spread

The Union Health Ministry had issued that people stepping out of their homes should use a mask along with other precautionary measures like handwashing and social distancing. “…it is suggested that such people who are not suffering from medical conditions or having breathing difficulties may use the handmade reusable face cover, particularly when they step out of their house. This will help in protecting the community at large,” the Union Health Ministry had said.

The World Health Organization has also issued an advisory on when and how to use masks. According to WHO,

  • If you are healthy, you only need to wear a mask if you are taking care of a person with a suspected 2019-nCoV infection.
  • Wear a mask if you are coughing or sneezing.
  • Masks are effective only when used in combination with frequent hand-cleaning with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.
  • If you wear a mask, then you must know how to use it and dispose of it properly
  • Before putting on a mask, clean hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.
  • Cover mouth and nose with a mask and make sure there are no gaps between your face and the mask.
  • Avoid touching the mask while using it; if you do, clean your hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.
  • Replace the mask with a new one as soon as it is damp and do not re-use single-use masks.
  • To remove the mask: remove it from behind (do not touch the front of mask); discard immediately in a closed bin; clean hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.

Picture Credit- NDTV

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