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Unusual Masks People Are Using To Protect Themselves From COVID-19

People have found bizarre ways to cover their face to avoid contracting Coronavirus. From wearing plastic bottles, baby diapers to cardboard boxes. People have come up with novel ways to avoid getting infected by COVID-19.

India | News18 | September 14, 2020, 8:39 pm
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 Actress Radha Mitchell made heads turn at the Venice Film Festival as she was seen walking down the red carpet wearing a Plague Doctor Mask. (Image: Reuters)
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Actress Radha Mitchell made heads turn at the Venice Film Festival as she was seen walking down the red carpet wearing a Plague Doctor Mask. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man in Pimpri-Chinchwad district of Pune made headlines for wearing a mask made entirely of gold worth 2.89 Lakhs. Reportedly, Shankar Kurade said that the mask is made of gold but is pretty thin and has very minute holes in it to help him breathe. He then admitted that he isn't too sure if the mask is going to be very effective in preventing coronavirus. (Image: Special Arrangement)
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A man in Pimpri-Chinchwad district of Pune made headlines for wearing a mask made entirely of gold worth 2.89 Lakhs. Reportedly, Shankar Kurade said that the mask is made of gold but is pretty thin and has very minute holes in it to help him breathe. He then admitted that he isn't too sure if the mask is going to be very effective in preventing coronavirus. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Filipino artist Leeroy New poses with a makeshift mask he designed with recycled materials as he adapts to the effects of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the art industry, in his studio in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines (Image: Reuters)
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Filipino artist Leeroy New poses with a makeshift mask he designed with recycled materials as he adapts to the effects of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the art industry, in his studio in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines (Image: Reuters)

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 A photo of a student wearing a gas mask along with the gown and cap for his graduation ceremony for Skyline High School at Motor Vu Drive-In in Idaho Falls, Idaho, during the coronavirus pandemic has gone viral on internet. (Image: AP)
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A photo of a student wearing a gas mask along with the gown and cap for his graduation ceremony for Skyline High School at Motor Vu Drive-In in Idaho Falls, Idaho, during the coronavirus pandemic has gone viral on internet. (Image: AP)

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 People wearing masks of pigs were seen at a shopping district in Tokyo, Japan. (Image: Reuters)
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People wearing masks of pigs were seen at a shopping district in Tokyo, Japan. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man is seen using underwear as a face mask during a protest against the lockdown imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Berlin, Germany. (Image: Reuters)
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A man is seen using underwear as a face mask during a protest against the lockdown imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Berlin, Germany. (Image: Reuters)

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 Brazilian fashion photographer Marcio Rodrigues wears a mask made with recyclable bottles, cans and boxes after over 20 days in which these garbage items were not collected because of the quarantine imposed to control the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19), in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Image: AFP)
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Brazilian fashion photographer Marcio Rodrigues wears a mask made with recyclable bottles, cans and boxes after over 20 days in which these garbage items were not collected because of the quarantine imposed to control the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19), in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Image: AFP)

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 A Palestinian mother entertains her children with makeshift masks made of cabbage in Gaza Strip. (Image: AP)
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A Palestinian mother entertains her children with makeshift masks made of cabbage in Gaza Strip. (Image: AP)

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 A woman wearing gloves and with her face and body covered against the spread of the novel coronavirus, walks a dog in Montevideo. (Image: AFP)
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A woman wearing gloves and with her face and body covered against the spread of the novel coronavirus, walks a dog in Montevideo. (Image: AFP)

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 A Venezuelan migrant wears a plastic water bottle with a cutout to cover his face as he waits to be checked by health workers to rule out the novel coronavirus as part of his repatriation process in Cali, Colombia. (Image: AFP)
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A Venezuelan migrant wears a plastic water bottle with a cutout to cover his face as he waits to be checked by health workers to rule out the novel coronavirus as part of his repatriation process in Cali, Colombia. (Image: AFP)

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 A woman wears a plastic water bottle to cover her face amid the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19 disease, in Montevideo. (Image: AFP)
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A woman wears a plastic water bottle to cover her face amid the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19 disease, in Montevideo. (Image: AFP)

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 A man wearing a face mask and a plastic bag on his head rides a bicycle on a street in Wuhan, China. (Image: AFP)
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A man wearing a face mask and a plastic bag on his head rides a bicycle on a street in Wuhan, China. (Image: AFP)

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 French leather creator Anissa Mekrabech wearing the protective face mask she created for the deaf and the hearing-impaired people poses in Toulouse, southern France during a strict lockdown across France to stop the spread of COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus. (Image: AFP)
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French leather creator Anissa Mekrabech wearing the protective face mask she created for the deaf and the hearing-impaired people poses in Toulouse, southern France during a strict lockdown across France to stop the spread of COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus. (Image: AFP)

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 A person wearing a mask walks down a street in Vienna, Austria. (Image: Reuters)
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A person wearing a mask walks down a street in Vienna, Austria. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man wears a protective face mask on Westminster Bridge, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in London, Britain. (Image: Reuters)
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A man wears a protective face mask on Westminster Bridge, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in London, Britain. (Image: Reuters)

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 A jogger wearing a protective face mask runs the street, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Milan, Italy. (Image: Reuters)
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A jogger wearing a protective face mask runs the street, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Milan, Italy. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man wearing an alternative mask poses for a photograph in Kampala. (Image: AFP)
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A man wearing an alternative mask poses for a photograph in Kampala. (Image: AFP)

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 A woman wears a face mask as she shops in a market as a preventive measure against the new coronavirus, COVID-19, at the Petare neighbourhood Caracas. (Image: AFP)
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A woman wears a face mask as she shops in a market as a preventive measure against the new coronavirus, COVID-19, at the Petare neighbourhood Caracas. (Image: AFP)

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 A man wearing a mask carries items he bought at a supermarket in Wuhan, China. (Image: AFP)
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A man wearing a mask carries items he bought at a supermarket in Wuhan, China. (Image: AFP)

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 A woman wearing a face mask amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak walks outside office buildings in Beijing. (Image: AFP)
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A woman wearing a face mask amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak walks outside office buildings in Beijing. (Image: AFP)

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 A passenger, wearing protective gear as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, rides a commuter boat on the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok. (Image: AFP)
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A passenger, wearing protective gear as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, rides a commuter boat on the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok. (Image: AFP)

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 A resident using an improvised face shield made from a plastic water tank to protect him from the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic walks in his neighbourhood in Manila. (Image: AFP)
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A resident using an improvised face shield made from a plastic water tank to protect him from the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic walks in his neighbourhood in Manila. (Image: AFP)

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 A railway employee gestures as passengers arrive at the train station in Wuhan after travel restrictions into the city were eased following two months of lockdown due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. (Image: AFP)
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A railway employee gestures as passengers arrive at the train station in Wuhan after travel restrictions into the city were eased following two months of lockdown due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. (Image: AFP)

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 Women, wearing face masks as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, wait to buy seafood at a morning market in Thailand's southern province of Narathiwat. (Image: AFP)
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Women, wearing face masks as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, wait to buy seafood at a morning market in Thailand's southern province of Narathiwat. (Image: AFP)

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 A man wearing a facemask and googles stands along a street during the government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus outskirts of Srinagar. (Image: AFP)
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A man wearing a facemask and googles stands along a street during the government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus outskirts of Srinagar. (Image: AFP)

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 A woman displays her mask as Filipinos who availed general amnesty granted by the Kuwaiti government gather at the Kuwait International Airport Terminal 4, on April 3, 2020, on their home to Manila amid the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic crisis. (Image: AFP)
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A woman displays her mask as Filipinos who availed general amnesty granted by the Kuwaiti government gather at the Kuwait International Airport Terminal 4, on April 3, 2020, on their home to Manila amid the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic crisis. (Image: AFP)

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