On Thursday, the Union Health Ministry said that still, 50 percent of people do not wear a mask. Additionally, as per the study while 64 percent of the people who do wear masks, do not cover the nose.
Interacting with media, health ministry Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal said that 8 states in the country still have over 1 lakh active cases and 9 states have between 50,000 – 1 lakh active cases, and 19 states with 50,000 active cases.
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Luv Agarwal “Some states like Karnataka and West Bengal that are showing positivity of over 25 per cent which remain a concern.”
Half of India isn’t wearing a mask!
Around 50% of Indians do not wear a #Mask today, only 7% wear it correctly
– @MoHFW_INDIA quotes a study conducted in 25 cities #Unite2FightCorona #StaySafe pic.twitter.com/f85gvG1noQ