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Wearing face masks at the University of Twente

From September 25, it is no longer mandatory to wear a face mask when you are at the UT.

From September 25, it is no longer mandatory to wear a face mask when you are at the UT. Staying 1.5 metres apart is also no longer necessary, but, of course, you can still maintain social distancing or wear a face mask if you wish.

How to wear a face mask

A face mask should cover your nose, mouth and chin. Single-use face masks are widely available, as are washable types that can be reused. We would like to stress that you should not use medical face masks in situations that do not require them. Medical face masks are for clinical use, and supplies for this purpose must be protected.

The video below from the World Health Organization explains how you should be using a mask in daily life.