Which mask is best to avoid Omicron and know how to make mask at home

Make Your Own Mask: 'Two yards distance, mask is necessary' This thing has once again gone on people's tongue. Corona's new variant Omicron has started creating panic in many countries around the world.


At the same time, many cases of Omicron have started appearing in India too. At present the situation in Mumbai and Delhi is very bad. Many people in these two states are currently suffering from Corona and Omicron. While many people are on home isolation,

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Which mask is best to avoid Omicron and know how to make mask at home

Make Your Own Mask: 'Two yards distance, mask is necessary' This thing has once again gone on people's tongue. Corona's new variant Omicron has started creating panic in many countries around the world.


At the same time, many cases of Omicron have started appearing in India too. At present the situation in Mumbai and Delhi is very bad. Many people in these two states are currently suffering from Corona and Omicron. While many people are on home isolation, the condition of many people is so bad that they are undergoing treatment in the hospital. While there is a possibility of lockdown once again in Mumbai, the weekend lockdown has been started in Delhi. In view of the increasing cases of Omicron, night curfew is in force in many states across the country. Schools, colleges have been closed once again.

Not more than 20 people are getting permission in the social function. In such a situation, keeping yourself and others safe is the only way of protection. To avoid Omicron, it is mandatory to wear a mask, wash hands frequently with handwash or sanitize thoroughly, adopt social distancing or do not leave the house when not needed. It has been told earlier that at present, the 'Face Mask' is a big shield against the corona virus. Due to the virus, a big market of masks has taken birth.

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Everyone is wearing a mask when they step out of the house. But do you know after how much time you should change your mask and which mask you should wear which can completely protect you from infection. Also, if you are not able to buy masks from outside, then you can easily prepare your own mask at home. Let us tell you how to make a mask and how to protect yourself.

How to make your own face mask at home

According to doctors, social distancing as well as wearing a mask is very important to prevent the new variant Omicron of Corona. Research suggests that after the outbreak of corona, countries that made it mandatory to wear masks, helped more in preventing corona than in other countries. Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself says that you must wear a mask when you go out and follow social distancing. Due to the increasing cases of the new variant Omicron of Corona, people have again started buying face masks in large numbers. Due to this, there is a huge demand for masks from the market. In such a situation, you can make a mask for yourself even by sitting at home. Let us tell you how to make mask easily at home.

To make the mask, first of all take 100% cotton cloth because even small micron particles are stopped by it. Cut the cloth into square shape and fold it in the middle.

After this, fold the cotton cloth again in two more layers because the mask becomes more secure with many layers. Due to this the virus will not be able to enter inside your nose and mouth.

After this, take two rubber bands, elastic or hair-tying rubber and place them on the cloth at a distance of six inches from each other. Then fold both the sides of the cloth and sew.

In this way you can easily make your own mask sitting at home. Homemade cloth masks can be easily washed and reused. It can be washed and reused with the help of soap and dettol. Don't use it too much though. Change it after using 5 to 6 times.

Which mask is most effective

Different types of cloth, surgical and N-95 masks are available in the markets. According to a recent study, surgical and cloth masks are up to 70 percent effective. According to the medical guidelines, wearing a three-ply mask and fitted mask is most effective in preventing corona. Let us tell you that after washing clothes and surgical masks, their effect decreases and they fail to break the chain of infection.

How to clean and store masks

People have been living under the shadow of the corona virus for a long time and as per the order of the World Health Organization, wearing masks in public is mandatory. It is also important to know how to keep them clean. Keep in mind that the mask should be kept in a clean place only. Being hygienic of the mask is very important for your health. Do not throw the mask anywhere in the house. Choose a place in the room where dirt does not get accumulated on the mask. Do not wash them with excessive chemicals.

when to change mask

You have been using your masks again and again for a long time by washing them regularly but remember they also have an expiry date. Although it is not certain, but it depends on the quality of the cloth of the mask. It also depends on how long you have been wearing it. Understand from the example, if you come in contact with more and more people during the daily journey, then you need to change the mask as soon as possible. Change it immediately when the mask breaks, the cloth becomes loose.

When to put mask in dustbin

In addition to some of the reasons given above to change the mask, you can also put your mask in the garbage can for these reasons.

If you adjust your mask on your mouth and nose again and again, then the time has come to call it bye-bye.

-Check the elastic of the mask. If they are loose, the mask will not be able to cover the mouth and nose properly. If this happens, then understand that you have to buy a new mask.

-The mask has become porous or thin due to repeated washing 

If so, put it in the dustbin immediately.

If there is a hole in your mask, do not make the mistake of wearing it again. Whether the hole is small or big, it is good that it should be disposed of immediately.

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how many masks should you have

If you are still wearing your first mask then it can prove to be dangerous for you. Try that you must have two to three masks. Keeping more than one mask during the journey will be beneficial for your health. In case of sweating, the mask gets completely wet. A wet mask will make you feel short of breath. That is why it is important that you keep two to three masks with you. (Disclaimer: The information and information given in this article is based on general information. Hindi news18 does not confirm the same. Before implementing these, please contact the concerned expert)