As coronavirus cases in the country have gone up to 107, BJP National President Jagat Prakash Nadda has issued an order for all BJP state units to postpone all kinds of major programmes of the party. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Sunday is leading a conference of SAARC leaders on coronavirus. The PM said that there is a need to prepare but not panic.
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Precaution against Coronavirus
While there is no vaccine to protect against this family of viruses, WHO has released a list of precaution that must be followed amid the worldwide outbreak of the virus:
- Wash your hands frequently
Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water. Washing your hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses that may be on your hands.
- Maintain social distancing
Maintain at least 1-meter distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.
Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth.
- Practice respiratory hygiene
Make sure you, and the people around you, follow good respiratory hygiene. This means covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose off the used tissue immediately.
- If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care as soon as possible
Stay home if you feel unwell mildly. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention immediately. National and local authorities will have the most up to date information on the situation in your area. There are helpline numbers.
- Stay informed and follow advice given by your healthcare provider, stay away from fake news
Stay informed on the latest developments about COVID-19. Follow advice given by your healthcare provider. Stay away from fake news.
Coronavirus cases in India rise to 73: Precautions & all you need to know about COVID-19