Man seen in town using polythene bag as nose mask to prevent COVID-19

Man seen in town using polythene bag as nose mask to prevent COVID-19

- A Ghanaian gentleman was seen in town using a polythene bag as nose mask

- According to him, he feels more comfortable in it than the usual masks approved by health authorities

- The use of any and every unapproved material in place of a nose mask is highly unrecommended

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A young man has been spotted in town using a black polythene bag in place of a nose mask with the notion it would protect him from the novel coronavirus.

The gentleman was sighted by the YEN.com.gh video team who decided to enquire what his reasons were for choosing to go against the norm.

According to him, the normal nose mask usually gets attached to his face, making it difficult for him to feel comfortable and breathe freely.

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"As for the polythene bag, it has a lot of space around it for air to get access to my nostrils and it gives me enough comfort unlike the ordinary face mask", he said.

It should be stated, however, that using polythene bags does not have any medical or scientific backing of being able to protect anyone against COVID-19.

Currently, Ghana has a total of 3,613 active cases of the novel coronavirus with 372 people having succumbed to it thus far, according to the Ghana Health Service.

Man uses polythene bag as nose mask; tries to defend his action

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In other news, the acclaimed first daughter of the late former President Jerry John Rawlings, Abigail Rawlings, has created a great scene during the funeral proceedings and has been captured on camera.

In the footage that was made public in a live Facebook video by Pulse Ghana, the 52-year-old lady was seen shouting and seemingly making certain demands.

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Her composure was quite hostile, for which reason a number of officials from the Ghana Armed Forces rushed to restrain her before she gets out of hand.

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