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Corona-recommendation: mouth-nose-covering in Public now carry
In Saxony, the so-called mask obligation already applies since the beginning of this week. Several other States have adopted the requirement for the Wearing of a mouth-nose cover while shopping and on public transport for the coming weeks, including Bayern. The Ministry of health of the free state indicates that the mask is compulsory starting from the age of seven.
Bavarian health Minister Melanie Huml recommends in a recent communication, that is, when shopping, and public transportation is already a mouth-nose-covering should be worn. The so-called mask of duty, which in the free state from the 27. April begins, shall apply from the age of seven.
Spread of the Virus to contain
The spread of the disease to curb by the Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, have arranged, a number of countries in the world in the past few weeks, a mask of duty. In Germany there is not such yet, however, in more and more States. So also in Bavaria, where she starts next week.
The health Minister of the free state, Melanie Huml, has called on the people in Bavaria, because the Corona of a pandemic now, especially in super markets, as well as in subways, buses and S-Bahn, a mouth-nose-to-wear covering.
“The so-called mask of duty while shopping, and public transportation is only starting next week. But it is even now important to protect yourself and others from infection with the novel Coronavirus,“ stressed the politician is a trained Doctor.
“A daily mask or a scarf before mouth and nose can be in certain situations, an additional block,” added the Minister.
“Should, however be taken to ensure, as far as possible a distance of at least 1.5 meters, to other persons to comply with. In addition, it remains of course the usual Hygiene rules.“
Masks to make yourself
Who manufactures his mask, you should use the right materials.
According to researchers at the Max-Planck-Institute for chemistry could convince in the Test, especially cotton fabrics such as Jersey, beaver fabric, and nonwoven of vacuum cleaner bags for the production of a separate mouth-nose protection mask.
It is also important to clean the mask regularly. To Covid-19-to kill pathogens, it is recommended according to the experts, to heat the mask in the oven on 70 degrees.
Self-sewn products made of cotton can be washed at 60 degrees in the washing machine.
More shops can open
In the message of the Ministry is to be noted that the so-called mask of duty, as from 27. April 2020 for persons over the age of seven while shopping, as well as in the use of means of transport of public transport, and of associated facilities.
A mouth-nose cover must wear it from next Monday, the staff of shops (such as supermarkets and pharmacies) already present or from the 27. April open may have.
Since the mounting construction must in Bavaria and garden centers and nurseries open again. From the 27. April 2020 Car dealers, bike dealers, as well as the book of acts then follow. In addition, are allowed to open from next Monday all the retail stores up to a sales area of up to 800 square meters, regardless of the sold product ranges.
Medical protective masks exclusively for medical personnel
“Medical protective masks are still intended only for Doctors or nurses,” said Huml. The Minister referred to the fact that the Bavarian state is working government to get more certified protective equipment.
Furthermore, the Minister stated that the people in Bavaria can stop since Monday in the General Public with a non-Person living in the household. This applies to Sport and exercise in the fresh air, so, for example, for walks.
“The relief is intended primarily for stand-Alone, so that you can meet a contact person. Goal remains, however, contagions, if possible, you avoid,“ says Huml.
“Therefore, the reason and the respect for other people, to make as few different contact people outside of their household.” (ad)