Coronavirus: Watch this actor make a mask out of a T-shirt

Coronavirus: Bollywood actor makes mask out of T-shirt

Since masks are tough to come by in many parts of the United States and around the world, people are becoming more creative in crafting one on their own.

A new video that shows how something as common as a T-shirt can be quickly converted into coronavirus protective gear has gone viral on social media.

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In the video, Bollywood actor Ronit Roy uses a T-shirt to fashion a face covering. Roy puts the T-shirt over his face and twists it in the back, then pulls it over the top of his head. The covering leaves only his eyes exposed.

Roy also demonstrates the thickness of the protection of the T-shirt mask by trying to blow out a lighter through the fabric.

The tweet containing the video has been view more than 1.7 million times since it was posted on Monday.

Here’s the video:

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Indian actor Ronit Roy posted a video on Twitter showing how to use a T-shirt to make a coronavirus mask.
NEW DELHI, INDIA: Indian actor Ronit Roy posted a video on Twitter showing how to use a T-shirt to make a coronavirus mask. (Photo by Gokul VS/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)