Ireland is among the most obedient countries in the world when it comes to muzzling up, according to research by financial comparison website Finder.com.
Singapore (76%), New Zealand (71%) and Australia (58%), had the lowest face mask ownership rates while the United Kingdom ranked number one (97%), followed by South Africa (90%), the Philippines (87%) and Mexico (85%).
Ireland ranked 5th for face mask adoption.
…Susannah Binsted writes:
The global study included a poll of 1,211 Irish adults, revealing 84% – the equivalent of 3,078,085 adults – own a specified face mask.
Cloth face masks are the most popular mask type in Ireland, with 42% of the adult population possessing one, followed by blue surgical masks (32%), homemade masks (11%) and medical grade masks (11%)….
Well done, everyone.