Coronavirus. A rare case of getting sick in Hong Kong. The man got infected through the mask

It is known from preliminary findings that the infection occurred after one of the men decided to wear a reusable mask with a filter that only cleaned the air that was inhaled. As quoted by Interia, prof. Yuen Kwoka-yung, a microbiologist at the University of Hong Kong, such masks “are in no way safe for the environment.”

– A person wearing such a mask can infect everyone around him. This filter only cleans the air when you inhale, he noted.

The man who infected another hotel guest was identified thanks to the monitoring. In this way, the hotel management determined that the man was wearing a faulty mask in different parts of the hotel. After analyzing the situation, it is also known that the 36-year-old did not cover his mouth and nose when talking to others at the door of his room.

Now all guests who occupied rooms on the same floor as the infected man have been placed under a 14-day quarantine.

Chinese authorities called on airline, airport and hotel personnel to ask all visitors to wear surgical masks, which guarantee greater safety.

Source: Interia

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