COVID-19 prevention illustration, the incorrect examples of wearing a mask
However, Saul said, while he appreciates the good intentions, too many people are wearing their masks incorrectly.
“I really have observed people not covering their noses and just covering their mouths,” he said. “It’s just as important to cover your nose.”
Dr. Daniel Gottschall, vice president of medical affairs for the Fairfield region of Hartford HealthCare and St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, agreed.
He said evidence has shown that COVID-19 is primarily transmitted from person to person, via fluids excreted from the mouth and nose not just during coughing and sneezing, but also talking, laughing, singing and other activities. less