COVID-19 fight: Ghanaian tailors go into homemade mask business

COVID-19 fight: Ghanaian tailors go into homemade mask business

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus disease also known as the COVID-19, the World Health Organisation announced some measures to take to keep one protected from contracting the disease.

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One of such measures outlined by WHO, is wearing of face masks always. This directive by the WHO made owning a face mask important.

In line with this, people decided to improvise to create face masks since there was a surge in prices in the ones that were being sold in the pharmacies.

YEN.com.gh, however, sought information from Ghanaians as to whether they have taken the initiative to make a homemade mask to protect themselves from COVID-19 or probably know someone who has.

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Some Ghanaians have shared how they make their homemade masks to prevent themselves from the disease.

Sherifatu stated in the affirmative that she has been doing that together with her madam

According to Husseini, he has a great, cheap, and simple way to make a mask.

Junior simply said he prefers to use a handkerchief to improvise.

Christopher said he knows a tailor who is mainly focused on sewing masks for people to use to protect themselves.

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In other news, inasmuch as the government is trying to educate people on the essence of staying safe and the need to put on a face mask as all times, some people are trying to make the work of the police and others difficult.

A preacher woman who was being reproached on why she did not have a mask on turned aggressive on authorities when she was asked to wear one.

According to her, if indeed there was a disease that was killing people then she would rather want to die because she has God on her side.

The policeman in charge of operations at the Central business district in Accra, in trying to calm the nerves of the livid preacher woman told her to just put it on yet, she was still insistent that it is only God who can protect anyone and not any mask like they have been directed to do.

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