So the next question is: where do we keep our masks when we eat or drink?
There may be people who think it’s fine to pull their mask under their chin for a quick snack or a sip of water, or even hang their mask from one ear because it’s too troublesome to take the whole thing off.
However, these are examples of how not to wear a mask.
When we go out, we may have picked up germs from touching dirty objects such as door handles, tables or chairs. We then subconsciously touch areas on our face after, including our chin.
Once we pull the mask under our chin, it is possible for germs to transfer to the mask and subsequently to our face when we put the mask back on. This increases our chances of getting infected with the virus when out in public.
Here’s what we can do with our masks instead while eating: