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Should I wear gloves?

Good handwashing is the best way to protect yourself and others from coronavirus. You can still pick up the virus onto the gloves which you will then use to touch objects and possibly your face. Removing the gloves also creates an additional opportunity of contaminating your hands without realizing this. We do not generally advise wearing gloves.

Some countries in Europe have made it mandatory to wear gloves, for example, when handling fresh produce at the supermarket. If this is the case in your country, then you should abide by the rules in place.