In line with the World Health Organisation’s reviewed stance on the issue of face masks, the government will no longer be discouraging people from wearing masks even if they are well.
This was said in an announcement by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Friday, who also mentioned that the Government will be distributing reusable face masks to all residents with a local address from Sunday (April 5). Find out where and how to collect your mask here. The advisory came with other ‘circuit breaker’ measures to slow the spread of the virus, due to a rise in cases and known asymptomatic transmissions.
Now that you have every reason to wear a mask, waiting for the distribution may be a bit painful. But fret not – keep reading to find out how to make your own with simple and affordable materials.