Unlock 2.0: Mumbaikars' new attire - face masks and face shields

Updated: Jul 06, 2020, 04:01 | Sunny Rodricks
  • The novel coronavirus continues to spread in India as people use face masks and face shields to protect themselves from the pandemic. In Mumbai, people from all walks of life sporting face masks and face shields were caught on camera by the mid-day photographers

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  • In photo: A bike for each rider! Pillion rider carrying a cycle as he rides on a motorcylce in Bandra. 

    According to fresh guidelines issued by the Maharashtra government, two-wheelers are allowed to ply with a single rider and no pillion rider is allowed

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  • On Monday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) issued an order that stated those found not wearing a face mask will be fined Rs 1,000 from now on. The civic body has directed the police and ward officials to impose fines on those caught without face masks.

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  • In photo: Joggers at Malabar Hill were snapped by mid-day lens man without face masks

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  • Whether three-ply, plain cloth or even homemade washable ones, the BMC has urged people to wear face mask before venturing out.

    In picture: Foreign nationals walking at Marine Drive in South Mumbai

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  • In photo: A construction worker armed with face mask and a helmet was clicked at Marine Drive in South Mumbai.

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  • In photo: A woman on an evening walk used her dupatta as a face mask and head gear.

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  • As per BMC guidelines, those on streets and in offices, shops, markets, clinics and hospitals must wear face masks at all times. 

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  • In photo: A woman wearing a trendy face mask with floral designs was captured by mid-day lens man at Marine Drive

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  • In photo: A man wearing a face mask and a face shield in South Mumbai.

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  • People are making use of face masks, handkerchiefs, dupattas and other cloth items to protect their face amid COVID-19 crisis.

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  • In photo: Joggers at Malabar Hill in South Mumbai.

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  • In photo: A couple stroll near Hanging Gardens with their pet in South Mumbai.

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  • In photo: A couple with protective face gear on the streets of Mumbai

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  • In photo: A woman wearing a N95 mask in South Mumbai.

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  • In photo: A dog enjoying a car ride at Charni Road amid coronavirus crisis.

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  • In photo: Police personnel stationed at Hotel Taj Mahal Palace near Gateway of India were seen taking precaution against COVID-19.

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  • In photo: A biker and pillion rider wearing face masks got drenched as rains hit Mulund.

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About The Gallery

As Maharashtra government lifted few restrictions under Unlock 2.0 or Mission Begin Again, citizens in Mumbai were seen sporting face masks and face shields in order to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus. From South Mumbai to Bandra and all the way up to Mulund, young and old armed with protective face gear were snapped by the mid-day photo team

(All Photos/Pradeep Dhivar, Bipin Kokate, Sameer Markande)