Study exhibits 99.7% of Bangkok carrying masks correctly

While Thought-provoking -mask sentiment can appear widespread and well-liked on social media, a new survey exhibits that, in Bangkok no much less than, virtually 100% of people are sporting their masks. The stunning “AI Mask” project by the Ministry of Higher Education Science Research and Innovation found that ninety nine.7% of Bangkok residents were not solely wearing their masks however wearing them appropriately.
The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration introduced the findings yesterday and inspired all provinces round Thailand to comply with Bangkok’s nice example and mask up.
The survey checked on 6,130 people throughout 29 districts in Bangkok and found that only 0.02% didn’t wear masks in any respect to watch Covid-19 security and public well being regulations. On the opposite hand, zero.26% were found to be sporting masks however incorrectly or ineffectively. The remaining ninety nine.7% of people in the survey wore their masks safely and correctly.
The rosy survey outcomes of these polled seem to contradict the real-world expertise the place Bangkok noticed almost three,500 new Covid-19 infections yesterday and three,seven hundred the day earlier than. The capital province all the time has the highest variety of Covid-19 circumstances in the every day reviews. Bangkok also had more Covid-19 deaths than any other province, yesterday 25 of the 189 nationally, and 43 of the 220 deaths in Thailand the day earlier than.
After Bangkok, neighbouring Samat Prakan had the next highest number of infections in yesterday’s figures with simply over 1,000. Chon Buri to the east has additionally been hovering around 1,000 infections a day. Other common Covid-19 infection hotspots embody Samut Sakhon, Ratchaburi, Nonthaburi, Narathiwat, Prachin Buri, Rayong, and Saraburi.
The CCSA reminds people to stay vigilant, wear their masks correctly, and follow Covid-19 security procedures like social distancing, hand washing and get in contact with tracing..