Pune man wears gold mask worth Rs 2.89 lakh to protect himself from coronavirus
From masks to scarves and dupattas, people are using a lot of things to cover their faces during the pandemic. The health officials have made it clear that covering your face is a necessity in order to protect yourself from the novel virus and people are implying to that.
However, a man in the Pimpri-Chinchwad region of Pune is covering his face with a mask made out of gold. You can read that again. Shankar Kurade got a gold mask made for himself to wear during the pandemic.
The mask that costed him Rs 2.89 lakh is quite thin and has minute holes in it so that there is no difficulty in breathing. However, Shankar is not very sure about the effectiveness of the mask in protecting him from the novel coronavirus.
The total number of a novel coronavirus in India has crossed the 6 lakh mark and over 18,000 deaths have been recorded. Pune has reported over 5900 Covid-19 positive cases and 274 fatalities.