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Fabric Masks Or 3-Ply Masks? KKM Releases Info On What Masks Are Suitable For You

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It was announced on the 23rd July that usage of face masks will be mandatory in certain public places starting 1st August. Malaysians can use other masks such as cloth masks but they must be made according to certain specifications following guidelines from WHO.

While fabric masks are the trend, not everyone CAN and are supposed to be wearing it. The Ministry of Health released an infographic informing who should be wearing the three-ply masks and who should be wearing the fabric masks.

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If you’re wearing a fabric mask, you should be careful and make sure the mask fits these criteria. Also please make sure it has filters that MUST be replaced daily.

Fabricmask

Inner Layer Middle Layer Outer Layer
Material Properties Water absorbent (hydrophilic) Material that avoids water absorption (hydrophobic) and made from synthetic non-woven materials Material that avoids water absorption (hydrophobic)
Example of Material Cotton or cotton-mixed Polypropylene or cotton layer Polypropylene, polyester or a mix of both
Function Absorbs liquid droplets Increases filtration or absorption of liquid droplets Limits any pollutants from penetrating the mouth and nose of the mask-wearer

With a varying number of cases, this isn’t the time to be selfish anymore. Make sure to don your masks and maintain social distancing if or when you have to leave the house.

 

Also read: Health DG: Do Not Bring Down Your Mask To The Chin Even When You’re Eating Or Drinking

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Source: KKM
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