covid-19 washing hands with soap is a preventive measure

Tips On How to Protect Yourself and Your Family against Covid-19 Pandemic

Tips On How to Protect Yourself and Your Family against Covid-19 Pandemic 

COVID-19 is believed to have originated from a food market in Wuhan City, Hubei province in China sometimes in December 2019.


Coronavirus disease 2019 is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person was later recognized as a pandemic by the world health organization (WHO) on 11th March 2020.


As of 13th April 2020, more than 1,859,011 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in over 232 countries and territories around the world, resulting in almost 114,979 deaths and over 438,236 recoveries worldwide.


Region worst heat by the COVID-19 is majorly where it first originated from that is mainland China (Wuhan, Hubei province).


And ever since has continued to spread rapidly across the world in Europe, Iran, South Korea, UK and the United States of America.

As of now, the most affected and worst heat countries are Italy, Spain and the United State of America.

Covid-19 virus

Covid-19 virus

On 13th March, the World Health Organization (WHO) announce that Europe had become the new epicenter of the pandemic, particularly Italy has been the worst heat.


And has the highest infectious rate in Europe as of now. Italy has since surpassed China in the number of recorded death.


An individual may be sick with the virus for up two weeks before developing symptoms.


The most common symptoms of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are fever, tiredness, and dry cough, most people more than 80 % recover from the disease without needing special medical treatment, especially in a younger individual.


Though, the disease can be serious and even fatal. Particularly in older people, and people with other pre-existing medical conditions (such as asthma, diabetes, or heart disease).


Maybe more vulnerable to the infection and be severely ill eventually they may die.



  • Sneezing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Low-grade fever
  • In severe cases difficulty in breathing
avoid public transport and crowded places

avoid public transport and crowded places


COVID-19 can be spread in the followings ways:

  • COVID-19 can be spread mainly between people who are in close contact with one another, particularly if one is infected he can spread the virus to an uninfected person through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.


  • COVID-19 can be contacted by touching infected surfaces or object that has the virus on it and then touching their mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes.
covid-19 washing hands with soap is a good preventive measure

covid-19 washing hands with soap is a good preventive measure


  • One of the best ways to protect yourself and your family is to avoid or limit contact with people who are showing symptoms of COVID-19 or any respiratory infection. You can as well repeatedly remind your family members to also take all the necessary precautionary measures to avoid being infected as well.


  • Avoid touching your face, eyes, nose, or mouth with your hands without washing and sanitizing it.


  • Wash your hands as frequently as possible each time you touch a surface you are not comfortable with particularly in public places.


  • Self isolate yourself once you begin to feel unwell, even with mild symptoms such as headache and a slight runny nose, until you recover.


  • Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you cough or sneeze


  • Avoid close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell


  • using hand sanitizer will help in preventing covid-19

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  • This will help in protecting you and protecting others from getting infected and will lessen the work of health facilities and help them work more effectively.



  • If you live in areas where COVID-19 is endemic, please endeavor to put on your face mask at all times. Because the infection is typically spread from one person to another via respiratory droplets produced during coughing and sneezing.


  • Clean any objects you touch a lot. Use disinfectants on objects like phones, computers, utensils, doorknobs, etc.


  • Dispose of properly each time you change a face mask to avoid further spread of the virus or being infected.


  • Research in most countries of the world is still ongoing on possible vaccines and cure for COVID-19. Please stay informed on the latest developments about the Virus.


  • Follow the advice given by your healthcare providers, your national and local public health authorities or your employer on how to protect yourself, your family and others from COVID-19.


  • Avoid close contact or exchange of bodily fluid with already infected persons. Follow strict guidelines and advice from medical personnel taking care of your loved ones.



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