Wash Your Hands To Fight Coronavirus And Stay Safe
With the COVID-19 pandemic hitting various parts of the world, people can now feel the importance of the Global Handwashing Day celebrated on October 15th every year. Coronavirus can spread very easily from an infected person if he fails to follow proper hygiene practices. One of the most important and common precautionary steps suggested by the government to prevent the spread of coronavirus is hand washing.
Importance Of Hand Washing
Since coronavirus can spread through tiny droplets from an infected person when he coughs or sneezes, touching infected surfaces can spread the infection even further. People keep on touching various surfaces irrespective of them being in their home or travelling. If you don’t want the virus to enter your body, make sure you wash your hands whenever you touch a surface which might be infected.
Use soap and water to wash your hands frequently. You can also use an alcohol-based hand rub as they are quite effective in killing viruses on your hand. Please don’t touch your nose, mouth or eyes before you have washed your hands properly and sanitized it.
When Should You Wash Your Hands?
1. After sneezing or coughing
2. Before and after preparing food
3. After caring for the sick
4. Your hands are dirty
5. After using the toilet
6. Before eating your food
Time to follow proper handwashing techniques and you can fight the Covid-19 pandemic better.