.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Masks have been a point of contention as US schools reopen amid rising numbers of coronavirus cases. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • About 6 in 10 Americans say students and teachers should be required to wear masks
  • Face mask requirements in schools has been a partisan issue
  • CDC has has recommended universal mask-wearing for teachers and students

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
A masked fan is surrounded by unmasked fans during Kaskade's performance at SoFi Stadium, Saturday in Los Angeles. (Photo credit: File/AP/PTI)

  • The United States of America is witnessing a rise in coronavirus cases
  • A number of governors are letting their residents decide what precautions to take
  • Los Angeles County is returning with mandatory mask usage

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Maskne is an umbrella term that is used for several skin issues. (Photo credit: Unsplash)

  • Wear cotton masks underneath the regular masks to avoid friction
  • Apply fragrance-free sunscreen and moisturizers on your face
  • If possible, avoid using makeup products while wearing a mask

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Poorly fitting face masks greatly increase the risk of infection from airborne diseases like COVID-19. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Researchers used CT scans of 3 different-sized face masks attached to 3 different-sized dummy heads 
  • This was done to measure the gaps between the face and the fabric
  • They then calculated the leaks from these gaps to determine the infection risk

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The video was posted on Twitter on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Screengrab/Twitter/@TheoShantonas)

  • A video of a man, who went sunbathing with his face mask on, goes viral on social media
  • The video show his entire face, excluding the area covered by the face mask, tanned
  • "I am really not happy, guys”, he said.

.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
A man was spotted in UP wearing a herbal mask. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@rupin1992)

  • A man in Uttar Pradesh was seen wearing a herbal mask
  • Video of him went viral on social media platforms
  • The man claimed that his mask is more effective against the virus

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A health workers attends to a COVID-19 patient undergoing treatment at a banquet hall isolation centre in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)

  • The guidelines highlight the important role well-ventilated spaces play in diluting the viral load
  • On proper use of masks, the guidelines advise a double layer- mask or an N95 mask
  • Droplets emitted by an infected person land on various surfaces and can survive for a long time

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The agency has received around 1,300 complaints about unruly passengers since February. (Photo Credits: Unsplash)

  • The Federal Aviation Administration penalised a customer $10,500 for not wearing a face mask
  • The regulators ordered a $9,000 penalty on a customer who had slammed overhead luggage compartments
  • Under the FAA's enhanced compliance and enforcement policy, fines can get as high as $35,000