Wearing a mask

Q: Is wearing a mask which covers one's face haram ? E.g. Masks worn by Military personnel and Police officers during military operations.

A: If there is a need to wear a mask then it is permissible, like how surgical masks are worn.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)