Coronavirus has spread across the world, including the USA and there are more than 19,000 people who have been affected till now. The WHO has officially declared the disease a pandemic. There are many precautions taken until now to control the spread. If you want to protect yourself from Corona, you must follow social distancing and good hygiene.
How Does COVID-19 Spread?
The coronavirus is spread through respiratory droplets, when someone sneezes or coughs into the air around you are likely to catch the virus too. And it can also spread if someone who is infected coughs or sneezes into their hands and then touches you or a doorknob, switch or other high-touch surfaces.
Follow Social Distancing and Good Hygiene to Protect Yourself from Corona
You have to maintain social distancing and also have to keep very clean. Use hand sanitizers at all times and keep a few meters away from people for some time. In this way, you can save yourself and also the people around you.
Many doctors recommend that washing your hands is the number: 1 way to prevent the virus. Use soap and water and wash for at least 20 seconds- or use hand sanitizer when soap and water aren’t available, it still stands as the best way to prevent the spread of infectious diseases says the CDC and WHO.
You have to maintain social distancing, the CDC, WHO workers are urging people to self-quarantine themselves to avoid further spread of the virus. Sometimes it’s not possible to stay at home, but when you can stay home, do stay.
Certain groups of people have a higher risk of developing COVID – 19, many people who get the virus will experience flu, cold-like symptoms. But no matter how severe the stage is, you should always be cautious.
People who are at high risk of developing serious complications from COVID-19 include older adults, pregnant women, young people, and people with diseases like heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, and HIV.