Read the full story here – Related: From Kenya to Bangladesh mask-making has become a thriving cottage industry 9.07am BST Singapore’s health ministry has confirmed 344 more coronavirus cases, taking its tally of infections to 31,960, Reuters reports.The
Usually comprised of two fabric layers with a disposable filter, mask-making enterprises are stoking local economies and helping communities.
lower number of cases on Monday is partly due to fewer tests being conducted, the ministry said in a statement.
Boris Johnson backs Dominic Cummings despite outcry; US bars foreign travellers arriving from Brazil; India resumes domestic flightsGlobal report: US suspends travel from Brazil as schools reopen in parts of AustraliaSpain enters Phase 1 of eased restrictionsUK adviser Cummings facing possible police investigationUK coronavirus updates – live Coronavirus latest: at a glance 9.22am BST From crowded informal settlements to conservation areas teeming with wildlife, cottage industries have popped up around the globe producing and distributing face masks for frontline workers, taxi drivers, market sellers and more, Kate Hodal reports.
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