- A woman who sells at the Madina market in Accra has revealed that she wears her face mask appropriately only in the morning
- According to her, the mask gets sweaty, wet and smelly in the afternoon so she is unable to keep it over her nose during that time
- Some Ghanaians who saw the footage have called for a total lockdown
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A market woman has been seen wearing a nose mask on her forehead at the Madina market in Accra and she cited a really interesting reason for her action.
In the interview that was conducted with her by YEN.com.gh's Nanaday during a routine market survey, the middle-aged lady indicated that she wears the mask on her forehead only in the afternoon.
"In the morning when I start work, I use it to cover both my mouth and nose but in the afternoon, it gets wet with sweat and smelly so I push it onto my forehead," she explained.
Watch the video below:
Despite the discomfort that usually comes with putting on the nose mask, experts strongly advise that it is always worn the right way as it is a great way to protect oneself from contracting the coronavirus.
Some people have expressed their views regarding the market woman's opinion as captured in the footage.
Ëľ Ørm said there is the need for the government to enforce a lockdown, judging by how lax some people are concerning the preventive protocols.
Ewurabena Aidoo expressed her opinion on the category of people who will suffer the most if there is a lockdown
Oduro Oduro watched the video and could not stop himself from asking about the whereabouts of the lady's mask
In an earlier news report, Veronica Bekoe, the Ghanaian biological scientist who invented the famous Veronica bucket has come up with an improved version that was launched recently.
Information obtained directly by YEN.com.gh indicates that the newly-improved bucket was made purposely to curb the further spread of the coronavirus in Ghana and possibly beyond.
As mynewsghana.net confirms, the new hand-washing bucket was made in collaboration with Dext Technology Limited, the makers of the popular Science Set.
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