The innovative and the bizarre: Face masks receive the creative treatment!

 | Updated: Apr 07, 2020, 01:24 PM IST

The coronavirus pandemic is bringing out the creative streak that dwells within people as they are wearing unusual masks globally to curb the novel virus that has killed 74,000 people


A resident using an improvised face shield made from a plastic water tank to protect him from the COVID-19 walks in his neighbourhood in Manila after the government imposed enhanced quarantine measures in the city.



A woman wearing a face mask amid the coronavirus outbreak walks outside office buildings in Beijing, China.



A man wears a makeshift face mask made from a plastic bottle against the spread of the novel coronavirus as he walks along an avenue in downtown in Tegucigalpa.



A Colombian student poses for a picture wearing a face mask made with recyclable and biodegradable materials, as a form of protest against the shortage of face masks in pharmacies, in order to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, at Julio Cesar Turbay school, in Soacha, Colombia.


Hong Kong

A passenger wears a face mask and plastic food bags on her face as a precautionary measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus after landing at Hong Kong’s international airport.




A woman, wearing a facemask amid fears over the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, watches an anti-government rally in Bangkok.