Coronavirus or COVID-19 is caused by SARS-CoV-2. It has claimed more than 550K lives throughout the world. Its next target might be you! It causes acute respiratory ailments in humans and was first discovered in the Wuhan district of China.
When WHO declared COVID-19 as a pandemic; doctors, health workers, municipality staffs, and the government started working together to save the nation from this virus. Following the discovery of this virus, numerous lockdowns have been imposed all over the world. People are still getting infected by not following the lockdown rules, and therefore, are infecting others around them. So, what should be the steps taken to prevent yourself from getting infected?
- Stay Home, Stay Safe
If you stay at home, you can save hundreds of lives, and yourself, from getting infected by the COVID19. This is the first step because it starts with you!
- Always wash hands before and after any activity.
Whether you went out or were gardening or are going into the kitchen, or doing anything, always remember to wash your hands thoroughly with handwash and water. Soap-water combination is also good but not highly effective.
- Maintain Social Distancing
Put yourself away from anyone who shows any signs of sickness or even if not. Do not bother to visit them unless it is important. Older people and infants can be sick with the slightest contact, so take care of them.
- Monitor your own health regularly.
Read blogs and articles, watch the news, and discover the newly recurred symptoms regularly to ensure whether you or someone you know is safe. If they do not, however, show any urgent symptoms, do not let the visit Medicare. Otherwise, they might get infected.
- Don’t touch your eyes, nose, ears, or mouth when you are not in your house.
Even if you are at home, and haven’t gone out, use a tissue or a clean towel and clean water to deal with any itches. Otherwise, you can risk yourself from getting infected due to the germs in your hand.
- Use social media to discover people, and Do Not Visit Them, at all.
You do need to go out of your house and pay a visit to your peers. Use social media, chat with them, make video calls, but please do not step out of your house unnecessarily.
- Wear a mask while you are going out.
A mask can save you from people around you who are sneezing your coughing. Because if they do not obey the rules, you must follow the rules to stay safe.
- Avoid crowded places, religious spots, and markets.
Because religious spots, markets, and crowded places are collectively the warehouse of various diseases. These places can securely cause community spreads because you must be toughing everyone, everywhere, every time you visit these places.
- Keep yourself updated
Keep yourself updated about the latest information from genuine sources and sites only. Fake news and rumors may cause panic and havoc in their lives. Education is important.
- Use alcohol-based sanitizers only.
Alcohol-based hand sanitizers contain 70% of ethanol, which can kill 99.99% of germs within a few seconds of the appliance.
Stay home and stay safe!