Coronavirus Outbreak: List of Dos and Don’ts

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The novel coronavirus has infected close to 93,000 people in 65 countries and killed 3,202 people. On Wednesday, six new people were found infected with the virus.

This is in addition to one suspected case and two confirmed cases found a day earlier.

Here is a list of dos and don’ts issued by the government and some experts to stall the spread of the coronavirus in the country-

Coronavirus Dos and Don’ts

Dos

  • Maintain Personal Hygiene.
  • Cover your nose and mouth with disposable tissue or handkerchief.
  • Frequently wash your hands with soap and water.
  • Cleaning hands with Alcohol based Sanitisers (when hands are otherwise not dirty).
  • Properly dispose of used tissues in bins.
  • See a doctor immediately if you feel unwell.
  • Cover your face with Masks and Eyes with Specs when out of the home.
  • Prefer working from home to the extent possible.
  • If you travel via Ola, Uber or shared cabs, ensure the hygiene of the vehicle and the driver.
  • If going for a Dine-in outside, ensure that the hygiene of the place and the cooks and waiters.
  • Avoid crowded places.
  • Person suffering from Influenza, like illness must be confined at home.
  • Stay more than one arm’s length distance from persons sick with flu.
  • Take adequate sleep and rest.
  • Drink plenty of water/liquids and eat nutritious food.
  • A person suspected of Influenza, like illness must consult a doctor.
  • Don’t panic… Stay Calm!

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Don’ts

  • Touching eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands while coughing or sneezing.
  • Hugging, kissing and shaking hands while greeting.
  • Taking medicines without consulting doctor.
  • Disposal of the used napkin or tissue paper in open areas.
  • Touching surfaces usually used by the public (Railing, door, gates, etc).
  • Traveling unnecessary anywhere within India or outside India.
  • Travel to Farms, live animals or slaughterhouses.
  • Spitting in public.
  • Shaking hands with anyone.
  • Close contact with anyone, if you have a cold/ fever/ cough.
  • Travel by Public transport which is Crowded (such as Bus, Metros).
  • Eating outside Food – as it may be unhygienic.
  • Eating uncooked food.
  • Going to Crowded places/events.

If you are traveling anywhere in India or outside the India then you need to be more careful and strictly follow the Dos and Don’ts which we have mentioned above.

Also Please refer the latest Travel Advisory issued by Govt. of India.

To get travel updates directly on your mobile, save and send a message at 9461777617 on Whatsapp to start.

Please do share this with your friends and family to keep them protected.

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