Health Ministry issues national guidelines for wearing face mask


Islamabad: May 18, 2020 (TNS): Ministry of National Health Services has issued national guidelines for healthcare workers and general public for wearing face mask during the current epidemic of COVID-19.

According to the guidelines issued today, all covid-19 positive and suspected individuals have been asked to wear disposable face-masks.

Similarly, it also asks all individuals to wear a disposable or any other available face mask on leaving their homes for protection of themselves as well as others.

The guidelines say face-masks are mandatory to be worn by everyone in situations including crowded public places, Mosque, bazaars, shopping malls and public transport including road, rails and flights.