+How is COVID-19 spread?
The virus is transmitted through direct contact with droplets from the respiratory system of an infected person (through coughing and sneezing) and contact with infected surfaces. COVID-19 virus can live on the surface for hours, but common antiviral drugs can be used to kill it.
+Protect Yourself to Prevent Coronavirus Infection 19
-Wash your hands often with soap and water.
-Use hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
-Avoid close contact with sick people
+Protecting Others to Prevent Coronavirus Infection 19
-Stay home when you are sick
-Cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze. -Avoid close contact with sick people
-Clean and disinfect
+How can I avoid the risk of contracting this virus?
Here are four preventative measures you and your family can take to prevent infection:
-Wash your hands often with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
-Cover your mouth and nose with your elbows or napkin when coughing or sneezing, and throw the napkin in a sealed bin.
– Avoid direct contact with people with symptoms such as colds or fevers.
– See a doctor if you have a fever, cough, or feel short of breath.
+What is the best way to wash your hands properly?
Step 1: Wet hands with water (running water like tap water) Step
2: Apply enough soap on wet hands
Step 3: Brush all areas of the hand, including the back of the hand, between the fingers and under the nails for at least 20 seconds.
Step 4: Wash your hands thoroughly with water (running water like tap water)
Step 5: Wipe your hands with a clean cloth or disposable towel Wash your hands often, especially before eating, after sneezing, coughing or sneezing, and after going to the bathroom.
If you do not have soap and water, use hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. You must always wash your hands with soap and water if your hands are dirty.
If you have symptoms related to Covid19
For more information, please contact your nearest hospital or Ministry of Health at the following telephone numbers:
115 FREE or 012825424/012488981 / 012836868