With the Covid-19 pandemic under control, at least for some countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) has advised on new preventive measures to curb the spread.
The usual preventive measures remain frequent washing of hands, social distancing, staying home and avoid touching your face. However, there’s more to be informed about preventive and protective measures against this dreaded covid-19.
There are several tips to protect yourself from the dreaded virus. First, people are advised to practice
respiratory hygiene, What does it mean? Make sure you, and the people around you, follow good respiratory hygiene. For example, if you cough or sneeze do it into your inner elbow or a tissue paper.
If you’re unwell, seek medical advice immediately. Local authorities have the most up to date information on the situation in your area. If you need to seek medical advice, call in advance to book a slot with your doctor. clinic or hospital.
Stay informed of the situation
It is good to stay informed about the latest developments in your country about the covid-19 situation. Keep abreast with the latest information on the outbreak, available on the countless official and unofficial websites and mediums. Be aware that most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others.
Protection for people who recently visited areas where Covid-19 is spreading
If you work in the frontlines and have been to an area where the outbreak is at large, take extra precautions. It is advisable to wear a mask at all times as this helps to reduce risks. Frontline workers have to wear face shields and masks, but the risks still exist. Those who are required to go out, especially if you’re in a high spread area, stay at least 6-ft apart from others and quickly do what’s needed to be done and leave the area.
The curve is flattening and let’s do our part to put a pin in this pandemic so that we can all go back to our nomal lives!