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Coronavirus: Unusual protective masks

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Added 29th March 2020 08:04 PM

Face masks are worn as a precautionary measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19.

Coronavirus: Unusual protective masks

A man wears a face mask as a precautionary measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, in Managua, on March 24, 2020. - With voluntary quarantines, cloth masks, and blends of chlorine mixed with water as a disinfectant, Nicaraguans manage to protect themselves from the new coronavirus, in an environment of growing unrest with the government due to lack of serious action against the pandemic. (Photo by INTI OCON / AFP)

Face masks are worn as a precautionary measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19.

CORONAVIRUS PRECAUTIONS FACE MASKS 

Wearing a face mask is one of the measures that prevent coronavirus from spreading. Here some of the unusual protective masks people across the world are wearing.

  woman uses a face masks as a preventive measure against the spread of the new coronavirus 19 in ogota on arch 19 2020  olombia will block all international flights from onday for 30 days resident van uque announced on hursday hoto by aul   A woman uses a face masks as a preventive measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, in Bogota, on March 19, 2020. - Colombia will block all international flights from Monday for 30 days, President Ivan Duque announced on Thursday. (Photo by Raul ARBOLEDA / AFP)

 

  supporter of the razilian resident air olsonaro takes part in a protest against the ational ongress and the upreme ourt while wearing a protective face mask to prevent the spread of the new oronavirus 19 in rasilia on arch 15 2020 hoto by ergio   A supporter of the Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro takes part in a protest against the National Congress and the Supreme Court while wearing a protective face mask to prevent the spread of the new Coronavirus, COVID-19, in Brasilia, on March 15, 2020. (Photo by Sergio LIMA / AFP)

 

  man protect his face with a plastic bag as he walks in the street in aris on arch 21 2020 as a strick lockdown comes into in effect to stop the spread of the 19 in the country  rench resident asked people to stay at home to avoid the spreading the ovid19 saying only necessary trips would be allowed and violations would be punished he country has already shut cafes restaurants schools and universities and urged people to limit their movementnonessential public places including restaurants and cafes hoto by    A man protect his face with a plastic bag as he walks in the street in Paris on March 21, 2020 as a strick lockdown comes into in effect to stop the spread of the COVID-19 in the country. - French President asked people to stay at home to avoid the spreading the Covid-19, saying only necessary trips would be allowed and violations would be punished. The country has already shut cafes, restaurants, schools and universities and urged people to limit their movementnon-essential public places including restaurants and cafes. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

 

  man wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the 19 coronavirus directs traffic on a road in bobo in the suburbs of bidjan on arch 21 2020  vory oast and urkina aso announced on riday evening that they were closing their borders to combat the coronavirus epidemic hoto by    A man wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus directs traffic on a road in Abobo, in the suburbs of Abidjan on March 21, 2020. - Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso announced on Friday evening that they were closing their borders to combat the coronavirus epidemic. (Photo by ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP)

 

 man wears a makeshift face mask made from a plastic bottle against the spread of the new coronavirus as he walks along an avenue in downtown in egucigalpa on arch 22 2020  uthorities have confirmed 26 cases of 19 in the country so far hoto by    A man wears a makeshift face mask made from a plastic bottle against the spread of the new coronavirus as he walks along an avenue in downtown in Tegucigalpa, on March 22, 2020. - Authorities have confirmed 26 cases of COVID-19 in the country so far. (Photo by ORLANDO SIERRA / AFP)

 

olice officers use face masks as a preventive measure against the spread of the new coronavirus 19 in ali olombia on arch 20 2020  olombian authorities announced a mandatory isolation simulation for the extended weekend from arch 21 to 23 as a preventive measure against the spread of the new coronavirus 19 hoto by uis   Police officers use face masks as a preventive measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, in Cali, Colombia on March 20, 2020. - Colombian authorities announced a mandatory isolation simulation for the extended weekend, from March 21 to 23, as a preventive measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19. (Photo by Luis ROBAYO / AFP)
 
omen wear face masks amid concerns over a spread of the 19 coronavirus at a market in hnom enh on arch 26 2020 hoto by   othy  Women wear face masks, amid concerns over a spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, at a market in Phnom Penh on March 26, 2020. (Photo by TANG CHHIN Sothy / AFP)

 

 eople wearing a gas mask and an air filtering mask applaud at their window as part of a daily 8 oclock applause in support of medical workers in the rench iviera city of ice on arch 24 2020 on the eight day of a lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the 19 novel coronavirus in rance hoto by    People wearing a gas mask and an air filtering mask applaud at their window as part of a daily 8 o'clock applause in support of medical workers in the French Riviera city of Nice, on March 24, 2020, on the eight day of a lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) in France. (Photo by VALERY HACHE / AFP)

 

 alestinian artist orgham rakeh paints an 95 protective mask for a project raising awareness about the 19 coronavirus pandemic in aza ity on arch 24 2020 hoto by    Palestinian artist Dorgham Krakeh paints an N95 protective mask for a project raising awareness about the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, in Gaza City on March 24, 2020. (Photo by MOHAMMED ABED / AFP)

 

 A man wears a handmade face mask during the Movement Control Order, limiting the activities of people in Malaysia as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, in Kuala Lumpur on March 25, 2020. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN / AFP)

  boy wears a face mask as a preventive measure against the spred of the 19 coronavirus as he queues outside akro in oweto ohannesburg on arch 24 2020  outh frican resident yril amaphosa on arch 23 2020 announced a 21day national lockdown to start later this week to contain the spread of the 19 coronavirus which has affected more than 400 people and ordered the military to enforce the ban hoto by    A boy wears a face mask as a preventive measure against the spred of the COVID-19 coronavirus as he queues outside Makro in Soweto, Johannesburg, on March 24, 2020. - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on March 23, 2020 announced a 21-day national lockdown to start later this week to contain the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus which has affected more than 400 people and ordered the military to enforce the ban. (Photo by MARCO LONGARI / AFP)

 

 pedestrian wears a facemask on arch 24 2020 in onterey ark alifornia as os ngeles county increases coronavirus testing capacity  n alifornia already under orders to stay home because of the coronavirus outbreak overnor avin ewsom tightened the lockdown to shut parking lots at beaches and parks after tens of thousands flouted social distancing rules hoto by rederic    A pedestrian wears a facemask on March 24, 2020 in Monterey Park, California, as Los Angeles county increases coronavirus testing capacity. - In California, already under orders to stay home because of the coronavirus outbreak, Governor Gavin Newsom tightened the lockdown to shut parking lots at beaches and parks after tens of thousands flouted social distancing rules. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP)

 

  woman wearing a face mask stands on the harles ridge on arch 28 2020 in rague where most activities slowed down or came to a halt due to the spread of the novel coronavirus 19 hoto by ichal izek  A woman wearing a face mask stands on the Charles Bridge on March 28, 2020, in Prague, where most activities slowed down or came to a halt due to the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. (Photo by Michal Cizek / AFP)

 

  woman wears a face mask amid concerns over the 19 coronavirus in anda ceh on arch 27 2020 hoto by    A woman wears a face mask amid concerns over the COVID-19 coronavirus in Banda Aceh on March 27, 2020. (Photo by CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN / AFP)

 

  man wearing a face mask amid concerns of the 19 coronavirus walks on a street in anda ceh on arch 28 2020 hoto by    A man wearing a face mask amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus, walks on a street in Banda Aceh on March 28, 2020. (Photo by CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN / AFP)

 

 woman wears a facemask and plastic cover over her head amid concerns over the spread of the 19 coronavirus in angon on arch 26 2020 hoto by ai ung ain  A woman wears a facemask and plastic cover over her head amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Yangon on March 26, 2020. (Photo by Sai Aung Main / AFP)

 

  woman wearing a protective mask holds a leaf as a smile in antes western rance on arch 29 2020 on the thirteenth day of a lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of 19 novel coronavirus in rance hoto by oic   A woman wearing a protective mask holds a leaf as a smile in Nantes, western France, on March 29, 2020, on the thirteenth day of a lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) in France. (Photo by Loic VENANCE / AFP)

 

Gallery compiled by Ruth Nasejje.

 

 

 

 

 

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