Physical distancing remains the most important measure against the spread of COVID-19 in Singapore. However, it is not always possible to maintain reasonable physical distance from others if one goes to work or out to buy essential items. In that situation, other measures such as handwashing will be helpful.
Wearing of cloth masks may provide an additional level of protection for us, Singaporeans. We found a great DIY guideline by A*STAR student researchers that will teach you how to easily make a good-quality mask, using items you probably already have at home.
We’ve broken down the steps from this video tutorial
Things you need
Reusable bags such as a tote bag.
Test them under running water to check if they are waterproof
Dried wet wipe/baby wipe/floor wipe/kitchen towel
Scissors, stapler and masking tape
DIY your reusable mask during this circuit breaker time!