The coronavirus pandemic has brought out the most innovative side of people and has turned the unassuming facemask with its one-dimensional protective purpose into a fashion accessory and a must-have. The face mask is no longer just a safety accessory but is being used by people as a fashion statement. Be it designer face masks, embellished coverings, brightly coloured or pieces of art, the humble facemask has assumed all shapes and forms. And the latest trend that seems to have made its way to India shores is the face print face mask. The mask has a print or photograph of the persona wearing it, which makes it easier for people to recognize them and also adds a personalised, customised touch to the essential hygienic accessory. The trend started in several cities around the world before making it’s way to a few photo studios in Chennai’s Pallavaram. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic: Are faceprint face masks the latest fashion accessory?
Outbreak of coronavirus
The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the first-ever case of the virus was reported, has ramped up its testing in a bid to prevent a second wave of infections. On Saturday alone, 1,146,156 tests were conducted in Wuhan, which is home to around 11 million people. Between May 14 and 23, the city conducted 6,574,093 tests for the virus, the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission reports. … [Read more...] about As Wuhan Tests Millions to Prevent Second Wave of Coronavirus, Doctors Warn U.S. Is Not Prepared
The tourism and leisure sector tops areas getting most support from state-backed credit lines meant to help businesses. It has received 6.4 billion euros of the 38 billion euros ($41 billion) granted over recent weeks, according to data from state credit agency ICO. … [Read more...] about ‘The worst is behind us’: With suitcase and bikini emojis, Spain urges tourists back from July post coronavirus lockdown
Ghumar Mandi police post in-charge sub-inspector Kulbir Singh said, “Amid the lockdown, our duty hours have been stretched. We are performing duty for 12-13 hours daily due to which we are facing physical problems, including body aches and pain in neck, joints and back. Despite these problems, we cannot ignore our duty.” … [Read more...] about Coronavirus lockdown: Ludhiana police launch exercise module for police personnel working on frontline
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notes: "Travel increases your chances of getting and spreading COVID-19. We don't know if one type of travel is safer than others; however, airports, bus stations, train stations, and rest stops are all places travelers can be exposed to the virus in the air and on surfaces. These are also places where it can be hard to social distance (keep six feet apart from other people)." … [Read more...] about Is It Safe to Fly During Coronavirus? Everything You Need to Know