Washing your hands regularly and thoroughly with soap and water
or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses that may be on your hands.
Watch this video below.
And read these protection measures for everyone
according to the World Health Organization
Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance
between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.
When someone coughs or sneezes
they spray small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth
which may contain virus.
If you are too close,
you can breathe in the droplets,
including the COVID-19 virus if the person coughing has the disease.
Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth.
Hands touch many surfaces and can pick up viruses.
hands can transfer the virus to your eyes, nose or mouth.
the virus can enter your body and can make you sick.
Make sure you, and the people around you,
follow good respiratory hygiene.
This means covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow
or tissue when you cough or sneeze.
Then dispose of the used tissue immediately.
Droplets spread virus.
By following good respiratory hygiene
you protect the people around you
from viruses such as cold, flu and COVID-19.
Stay home if you feel unwell.
If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing,
seek medical attention and call in advance.
Follow the directions of your local health authority.
National and local authorities
will have the most up to date information
on the situation in your area.
Calling in advance will allow your health care provider
to quickly direct you to the right health facility.
This will also protect you
and help prevent spread of viruses and other infections.
Keep up to date on the latest COVID-19 hotspots
(cities or local areas where COVID-19 is spreading widely).
If possible, avoid traveling to places –
especially if you are an older person
or have diabetes, heart or lung disease.
You have a higher chance of catching COVID-19 in one of these areas.
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