With face masks becoming mandatory across the UAE, it is important to ensure you keep your mask clean, in order to maximise its effectiveness.
Damodaran Sivakumar, Head of Production at 5àsec UAE, a dry cleaning and laundry retail network, said: “Since we need to wear face masks to slow the spread of COVID-19, residents have taken it as a normal part of life, but there are just a handful who know how to keep them clean.
"The dos and don’ts of maintaining hygiene, especially when it comes to face masks, is of utmost importance. Using the same cloth mask daily without cleaning it will not shield you from the virus and may actually have the opposite effect.”
Check out six key tips for maintaining the effectiveness of your face masks.