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NPHET concerned at number of people wearing masks incorrectly

Sep 1, 2020 07:09 By News Northern Sound
NPHET concerned at number of people wearing masks incorrectly NPHET concerned at number of people wearing masks incorrectly
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People in Kildare are waking up this morning to their first day out of lockdown in more than three weeks. Restrictions were lifted yesterday after

People in Kildare are waking up this morning to their first day out of lockdown in more than three weeks.

Restrictions were lifted yesterday after a recent drop in the level of Covid-19 cases.

It comes as the National Public Health Emergency Team raises concern over the number of people wearing face coverings incorrectly.

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The public health officials say they're noticing too many people wearing masks under their chin, or not covering their noses.

53 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed, but no further deaths.

Acting Chief Medical Officer Ronan Glynn says while the level of compliance is encouraging, there are huge risks if people don't wear a mask properly:

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