People should wear mask where social distancing not possible : WHO Chief

New Delhi: Wear masks in areas where social distancing is not possible, the World Health Organization has advised in its updated guidelines, issued Friday, on the use of masks.

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced the changes in a media briefing. “In areas with community transmission, people aged 60 years or over or those with underlying conditions, should wear a medical mask in situations where physical distancing is not possible,” Tedros said.