The corona-virus become familiar day by day to all of you. The virus creating headline in news paper, digital media, news everywhere. As the virus spreading fast in every corner of the world, you may have to take some precautions to stay from this virus.
Basic protective measures against the coronavirus
Wash your hands frequently
Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water at least 20 sec.
Wash your hand —-
- after coughing and sneezing
- when caring for the sick
- Before, during and after cooking food.
- Before eating
- After toilet use
- After handling animal or animal waste.
Because washing your hands using alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water kills viruses that may be on your hands.
Maintain social distancing
Keep maintain a distance at least 1 meter between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.
Because when someone is coughing or sneezing, they spray liquid droplets from their mouth or nose and which may contain virus. If you are too close, you may infected by the droplets, including the COVID-19 virus if the person coughing has the disease.
Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth
Because amongst our body parts, the Hands touch many surfaces and can pick up viruses. So once contaminated, hands can transfer the virus to your mouth, eyes or nose. Thus the virus can enter your body and can make you sick.
Practice respiratory hygiene
Make sure that you and the people around you follow the good respiratory hygiene. This means when you are coughing or sneezing covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue. Then dispose or through the used tissue immediately to dustbin.
Because if you are infected, the droplets spread virus. By following this process you may able to protect the people who are around you from viruses such as cold, flu and COVID-19.
Practicing food safety
- Use different chopping boards and knives for raw meat and cooked foods
- Sick animals and animals that have been died of diseases should not be eaten.
Stay healthy while travelling
- Avoid travel if you have fever and cough.
- Avoid close contact with people who are suffering from fever and cough.
- Follow the above step to keep hygiene yourself.
If you have fever, cough and felt difficulty in breathing, seek medical care early
Stay home if you feel unwell. If you have a fever, cough and felt difficulty in breathing, then seek medical attention and call them in advance. Please follow the directions of your local health authority or medical repetitive.
Because this will help to prevent spread of viruses and other infections, if you are infected by virus. The medical representative or expert will help you to diagnose in first step and will give treatment accordingly.