Virus Outbreak: People are making covers for masks to prolong their useStaff writer, with CNAPeople are making covers for masks to prolong their lifespan as lines to buy them have become an unwanted routine amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Members of the Taiwan Fund for Children and Families’ Yunlin County branch on Tuesday insert masks into covers made by inmates at Yunlin prison. Minister of Justice Tsai Ching-hsiang (蔡清祥) on Feb. 26 said that several prisons are making covers. Taichung City Councilor Chiu Su-chen (邱素貞) said that sewing mask covers is not a challenge, as she is fond of needlework. “Such covers can prolong a mask’s lifespan, but they have to be washed every day,” Chiu said.
Source: Taipei Times March 13, 2020 15:56 UTC