Understanding Covid-19

Understanding Covid-19

The Covid-19 is the disease associated with the most recently discovered form of coronavirus. The Covid-19 is highly infectious as it spreads from person to person through small droplets when an infected person coughs or exhales. People may also get infected if they touch their faces after touching a surface on which these droplets have landed.

It is crucial we all understand this disease since it is spreading at a much too alarming rate. We are all stakeholders in the fight against the Covid-19. Being responsible and considerate does not protect only us, but also our loved ones and our compatriots.

It is hence that social distancing becomes important. Let us all avoid getting on the streets and respect all imposed curfews. Let us all maintain at least a distance of 1 meter between ourselves and any person coughing or sneezing, Let us all follow the directives issued by the relevant departments of health and government.

Keeping a good hygiene keeps us protected. We need to wash our hands regularly with soap for at least 20 seconds and with appropriate gestures. Click here for the correct recommended way of washing hands. Besides, at such a time, we need all keep our clothes, homes and surroundings clean and often disinfected.

Let’s keep our distances from FAKE news. Fake news are highly dangerous in such a case. While it might be difficult to recognize fake news, it is important you only trust reliable sources. Hence, stick only to trusted news outlets or the World Health Organization website. Click on either of the two coronaviruses in the center to obtain accurate facts and information about the Covid-19. We need to stay up-to-date with the latest information to better prepare and protect ourselves.