The deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) has gripped the entire world in frenzy. There have been waves of panic surrounding the masses as the infection has been spreading in various parts of Pakistan. Although, there has been no cure up-to-date. Scientists and help experts have suggested that the only way one can protect themselves from the disease is through prevention. Our article covers all the necessary tips to counter the deadly virus.
Maintain your distance
It has been widely agreed on that people need to maintain a certain distance to prevent themselves from getting affected. Moreover, it is important to avoid close contact with anyone who is sick or is showing the symptoms. This is especially important if the virus is known to be spreading around in your community.
Wash your hands
It is important to wash your hands for a period of at least 20 seconds. If you don't have access to clean water it is important to use alcohol-based hand sanitizer to kill the germs. Moreover, you should not be touching your face with unwashed hands.
The virus is known to stay on certain surfaces longer than others. Therefore, it is important to clean and disinfect surfaced frequently. There are several disinfectants available in the market that you can use. This will help to keep the virus at bay.
Wear a face-mask if sick
You should be a responsible citizen and protect people around your in case you are sick. therefore it is necessary to wear a face mask. In case you don't have a face mask then you should cover you mouth while sneezing with a tissue paper and throw away the tissue once you are done.
What to do?
In case you are experiencing any symptoms then you should call 1166 and get yourself tested. Protect those around you and quarantine yourself as your healthcare practitioner has suggested. Most importantly, don't panic. The infection is curable. Stay home, stay safe.