5 ways to stay safe from corona virus (COVID-19)

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  1. Maintain Public Distance

Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.

Why? When someone coughs or sneezes they spray small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth which may contain virus. If you are too close, you can breathe in the droplets, including the COVID-19 virus if the person coughing has the disease.

2. Avoid Crowd/social gathering


Its must that you need to be aware and avoid social gatherings and crowd because you may not know who have traveled where before and we may not be sure about who is infected. It’s symptoms can be seen in 2 to 14 days so it’s better not to take risk though its 2% risky in overall sceneriao for now.

3. Cover your mouth with hand while cough/sneezing


While you may be or not infected it’s better to cover your mouth either if some one around you have sneeze or is coughing small droplets may enter your body thorough respiration. You might protect yourself by covering your face including mouth while other people around you are coughing / sneezing. Even if you are infected you can help with stoping it to sepread.

4. Wash Your Hands frequently


Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water.

Why? Washing your hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses that may be on your hands.

  1. 5. Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth


    Hands touch many surfaces and can pick up viruses. Once contaminated, hands can transfer the virus to your eyes, nose or mouth. From there, the virus can enter your body and can make you sick.

Tips:

If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early

Stay home if you feel unwell. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention and call in advance. Follow the directions of your local health authority.

Why? National and local authorities will have the most up to date information on the situation in your area. Calling in advance will allow your health care provider to quickly direct you to the right health facility. This will also protect you and help prevent the spread of viruses and other infections.

Stay informed and follow the advice given by your healthcare provider

Stay informed on the latest developments about COVID-19. Follow the advice given by your healthcare provider, your national and local public health authority or your employer on how to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.

Why? National and local authorities will have the most up to date information on whether COVID-19 is spreading in your area. They are best placed to advise on what people in your area should be doing to protect themselves.

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